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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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Therapy Equipment

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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Imaging Equipment

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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Imaging Equipment

Varian Medical Systems' TrueBeam(TM) System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Wins 2011 R&D 100 Award

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that the company's TrueBeam system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery has received a 2011 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. This annual award salutes the 100 most technologically significant products of the prior year, spanning many categories, from biomedical products to consumer items. We're honored that the...

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Imaging Equipment

TrueBeam(TM) System for Non-Invasive Image-Guided Cancer Treatment Receives Shonin Approval

Advanced technology from Varian Medical Systems for fast, accurate tumor targeting now available to cancer treatment centers in Japan TOKYO - Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy, announced today it has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market...

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Therapy Equipment

Linde RSS Provides REMEO® Ventilation Services to Skilled Nursing Facilities in Western U.S

Livingston, Tennessee, U.S., - Ventilator dependent respiratory patients in three Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Western U.S. now have a better chance of going home earlier, thanks to the addition of cutting edge respiratory treatment and standards of care in their facilities. Livingston, Tennessee-based Linde RSS is providing its REMEO® ventilation and weaning services in Utah to Trinity...

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Imaging Equipment

Varian Medical Systems Announces: TrueBeam(TM) System for Image-Guided Cancer Treatment Approved for Sale in China

BEIJING - Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy, today announced that the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has approved its TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy. TrueBeam is a fully-integrated system designed from the ground up to treat tumors with great speed and...

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Therapy Equipment

First Varian High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Afterloader Supplied to Leading China Cancer Hospital

BEIJING -- Cancer patients in China will gain access to Varian's state-of-the-art cancer care with the announcement that a leading cancer center is acquiring a GammaMed® brachytherapy afterloader from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). This device is the first high dose rate afterloader supplied to Chinese hospitals by Varian, the world leader in radiotherapy systems. Jilin University No....

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