Therapy Equipment

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Head and Neck Insert aids proton therapy treatment.

Providing patient positioning and immobilization, kVue™ Portrait™ Proton Head and Neck Insert meets unique requirements of proton therapy. SolutionÂ- is suited for typical proton craniospinal radiotherapy treatments such as whole brain lateral fields combined with PA spine fields due to attenuation being constant throughout device.

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Eclipse(TM) Treatment Planning Software from Varian Now Offers Robust Optimization and Proton Therapy Dose Calculation Tools

The latest software release, including the Acuros® proton therapy algorithm for faster, more accurate dose calculation, receives FDA 510(k) clearance PALO ALTO, Calif.Â- – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the latest release of the company's Eclipse™ treatment planning software, which now...

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Imaging Equipment

Philips Introduces Advanced Imaging, Simulation and Treatment Planning Solutions at ASTRO 2015

Fully integrated approach to radiation oncology imaging and treatment planning designed to increase efficiency, consistency and accuracy in the treatment of cancer ANDOVER, Mass.Â- – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced the new tools and services for integrated imaging and treatment planning for radiation oncology that will be highlighted at ASTRO's 57th Annual Meeting...

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Varian to Add Powerful Interactive Prescription Engine for Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

New HyperDrive™ technology will empower radiation oncologists to create, review and optimize dose prescriptions for radiotherapy and radiosurgery in minutes PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) today announced plans to offer cancer centers a powerful new interactive software engine that will enable radiation oncologists to quickly create, review and optimize...

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Varian Announces U.S. Clearance and CE Mark for VitalBeam(TM) Package; Chirayu Medical College in Bhopal Acquires the New Platform for Advanced Radiotherapy
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Varian Announces U.S. Clearance and CE Mark for VitalBeam(TM) Package; Chirayu Medical College in Bhopal Acquires the New Platform for Advanced Radiotherapy

PALO ALTO, Calif. and BHOPAL, India - The Chirayu Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) in Bhopal, India, is among the first cancer treatment centers around the world to acquire the new VitalBeam™ platform from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), offering clinics a modular technology package for affordable, high-quality, high-throughput radiotherapy, and for expanding clinical capabilities over...

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University Hospital La Timone World's First to Treat Patients with Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, Elekta's Latest Generation Cranial Radiosurgery System

New technology in Icon revolutionizes frameless radiosurgery, adding continuous dose control and motion management for greater patient safety, accuracy and efficiency MARSEILLES, France - On August 10, doctors at University Hospital La Timone (Marseilles, France) used their new Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™ system to treat a metastasis in the brain of a 71-year-old female patient. This...

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Researchers Find RapidPlan(TM) Software Can Improve the Efficiency and Quality of Treatment Planning for Radiotherapy, Radiosurgery

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Treatment planning for radiotherapy and radiosurgery can be significantly expedited and improved using new software for storing and accessing clinical knowledge based on best planning practices. This was the finding of several research teams that compared conventional plans with plans generated using knowledge-based treatment planning software like the RapidPlan™ tool from...

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Mechanical Accelerators

Varian Medical Systems Awarded Major Tender to Equip Network of Hospitals in Northwest Spain

GALICIA, SpainÂ- — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), world leader in radiotherapy, has been awarded an eight-year tender to supply advanced radiotherapy equipment and software to a network of hospitals in Galicia, in the northwest of Spain. Varian booked the order, worth an estimated €21m ($23m), in its fiscal third quarter. Under the terms of the agreement Varian will supply 10 linear...

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Varian Medical Systems to Equip New York Proton Consortium with ProBeam System

NEW YORK,Â- – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with New York Proton Management LLC, a consortium of leading New York healthcare institutions including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Health System, Montefiore Health System, and ProHEALTH Medical Management, LLC formed to operate The New York Proton Center, the...

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Varian Medical Systems to Equip Proton Therapy Center in Netherlands

PALO ALTO, Calif.Â- – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has been selected to equip and service the new multi-room HollandPTC in Delft with the Varian ProBeam® proton therapy system. The company will book the equipment part of the order in its fiscal 2015 third quarter. HollandPTC is a key part of Medical Delta, the medical-technological collaboration of the...

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