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World-Renowned Cancer Center to Become All-TrueBeam Clinic in Battle Against Cancer

Maastro Clinic in Maastricht Acquires Varian TrueBeam(TM) Systems for Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands, - One of Europe's leading cancer centers will be offering radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments using fast and precise TrueBeam systems from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The Maastro Clinic has acquired three TrueBeam systems for its main site in Maastricht...

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Leading Swedish University Hospital Orders Four TrueBeam Radiotherapy Systems from Varian Medical Systems

Lund University Hospital Replaces Incumbent Equipment and Software with Advanced Varian Systems in Mission to Reduce Waiting Times SKANE, Sweden - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has been awarded a contract to supply four TrueBeam(TM) treatment systems to Lund University Hospital in Sweden, one of the country's largest radiotherapy departments. The order, confirmed in September, is aimed at...

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Varian Medical Systems Books $88 Million Order to Equip Proton Treatment Center

PALO ALTO, Calif., -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has booked an $88 million order to provide its ProBeam system for the Scripps Proton Therapy Center being developed in San Diego through collaboration between Scripps Health, Scripps Clinic Medical Group and Advanced Particle Therapy, of Nevada. The equipment order for the five room center that will be operated by Scripps...

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Scientific Presentations at 2011 AAPM/COMP Meeting Highlight TrueBeam® and RapidArc® Radiotherapy Systems from Varian Medical Systems

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Medical physicists researching RapidArc® radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) have reported that, compared with conventional approaches to radiotherapy, RapidArc treatment plans for lung, abdominal and spinal tumors do a better job of sparing healthy tissues and organs. Presenting at a professional conference of medical physicists...

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Researchers Find RapidArc® Radiotherapy from Varian Medical Systems Can Quickly and Accurately Deliver Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI) Treatments for Patients with Blood Cancers

Research team from Chicago presents findings at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) PALO ALTO, Calif. - RapidArc® radiotherapy from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) can be used to treat patients with blood cancers by quickly and accurately delivering clinically favorable" total...

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Mechanical Accelerators

Al Kindy Hospital in Morocco Carries Out First RapidArc® Radiotherapy Treatments in North Africa

Advanced Technology from Varian Medical Systems now Available for North African Cancer Patients CASABLANCA, Morocco, - A 60-year-old prostate cancer patient has become the first person in North Africa to be treated using fast and efficient RapidArc® radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The pioneering treatment took place at Al Kindy Hospital, a leading private...

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Miscellaneous Software

Scottish Executive Awards Varian Medical Systems Major Contract to Supply Advanced Radiotherapy Equipment to Scotland's Five Cancer Centers

EDINBURGH, Scotland,- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has been awarded a contract to supply eight TrueBeam treatment systems to hospitals in Scotland as part of a major nationwide procurement program. The award also involves two Clinac® iX linear accelerators, ancillary equipment and software from Varian, the world leader in radiotherapy. The new equipment will replace ageing treatment...

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Varian's TrueBeam System Wins Prestigious International Design Award

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian's TrueBeam radiotherapy delivery system, a comprehensive re-design of linear accelerator technology, has won a top international design award. Launched last year, the sleek and fully-integrated TrueBeam system has been selected for a prestigious Red Dot award for product design. The Red Dot organization, based in Essen, Germany, awards prizes annually for product...

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Treatments Commence on First Varian TrueBeam System in Scandinavia

VASTERAS, Sweden - Cancer patients in Sweden have gained access to fast and efficient radiotherapy treatments with the installation of Scandinavia's first TrueBeam(TM) system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). This advanced system has commenced clinical treatments for patients at Vasteras Hospital, west of Stockholm. Until recently, physicists and doctors at the busy hospital have been...

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Imaging Equipment

Shantou University Medical College's Affiliated-Cancer Hospital First in China to Install the TrueBeam(TM) System for Treating Cancer with Image-Guided Radiotherapy

Advanced technology from Varian Medical Systems dedicated during a special ceremony at Shantou University on June 28, 2011 SHANTOU, China, Shantou University (STU) Medical College's Affiliated-Cancer Hospital has become the first cancer treatment center in China to acquire and install the TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy. The system, which was made by Varian Medical Systems...

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