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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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Therapy Equipment

Image-Guided Radiotherapy System aids cancer treatment.

TrueBeam(TM) treats tumors, including those that move during treatment as patient breathes in/out, in image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery applications. Integrated technologies dynamically synchronize imaging, patient positioning, motion management, and treatment delivery. Specific areas of use include treatment of lung, breast, prostate, head, neck, and other types of cancer.

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Mechanical Accelerators

Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong First in Asia to Offer Cancer Patients Image-Guided RapidArc® Radiotherapy Using the UNIQUE(TM) Radiotherapy System

HONG KONG and PALO ALTO, Calif. - Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, China, has become the first treatment center in Asia to commence treating cancer patients using the UNIQUE(TM) medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Clinicians used the new device for the first time last week, to deliver an image-guided RapidArc® treatment for a patient battling...

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Imaging Equipment

Swiss Cancer Center Begins Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments Using TrueBeam System from Varian Medical Systems

WINTERTHUR, Switzerland - A leading cancer clinic has become the second in Switzerland to begin delivering advanced radiotherapy treatments using the new TrueBeam(TM) system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). More than 30 patients have been treated using the new system for fast, precise radiotherapy and radiosurgery since clinical treatments began at Kantonsspital Winterthur in northern...

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Therapy Equipment

Radiation Therapy System integrates image guidance.

As low-energy system, UNIQUE(TM) Performance Edition incorporates all tools needed to establish or enhance clinically effective radiotherapy treatment operation for international cancer clinics. Image-guidance and RapidArc® treatment capabilities supplement medical linear accelerator, which incorporates technologies for reliable and consistent dose control, delivery, and beam shaping....

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Eaton Selected by TomoTherapy to Protect Advanced Radiation Therapy Systems with Powerware 9390 Power Conditioner
Signal Conditioners

Eaton Selected by TomoTherapy to Protect Advanced Radiation Therapy Systems with Powerware 9390 Power Conditioner

RALEIGH - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that TomoTherapy Incorporated, a leader in advanced radiation therapy systems for the treatment of a wide variety of cancers, has selected the Powerware® 9390 as the preferred solution to supply clean, continuous and regulated power to TomoTherapy Hi-Art® treatment systems. TomoTherapy's Hi-Art treatment systems...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

Tomotherapy Inc. Selects Galil Motion Control's DMC-2153 Controller for Hi-Art® Treatment System

Controller Assists in Targeting Cancerous Tumors with Precision Rocklin, CA- February 14, 2008-Galil Motion Control's integrated DMC-2153 5-axis controller is now being used in TomoTherapy Incorporated's Hi-Art® treatment system, a focused radiation therapy device that targets cancerous tumors without harming the surrounding healthy tissue. The device results in more effective treatment...

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