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Varian ProBeam Proton Therapy System First to Receive Saudi FDA Authorization

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has announced today its ProBeam® proton therapy system is the first such system to receive Saudi FDA medical devices marketing authorization. We are pleased to have the opportunity to make life-saving proton therapy treatments available to cancer patients in this region," said Moataz Karmalawy, general manager of Varian's...

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Qfix Receives 510(k) Clearance for Encompass(TM) SRS Immobilization System

AVONDALE, Pa. - Today, Qfix (www.Qfix.com), a world leader in radiotherapy patient positioning devices, announced the Encompass™ SRS Immobilization System has received 510(k) clearance from the US FDA for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). The Encompass has been used for intracranial radiotherapy treatments for nearly a year and is now cleared to achieve sub-millimeter immobilization to precisely...

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Imaging Equipment

Philips Showcases Breadth of Radiology Solutions at 2015 Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting

Fully integrated radiology solutions help provide early detection and clinical intervention, and reduce long-term costs in health care Clinical informatics, diagnostic imaging and radiation dose management solutions drive advanced digital health technology to treat patients quickly and more accurately AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) revealed a portfolio of data driven radiology...

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Knowledge-Based Software Can Significantly Expedite Creation of High-Quality Radiotherapy Treatment Plans for Precise Tumor Targeting

Researchers confirm that RapidPlan™ technology can dramatically improve the speed and quality of cancer care PALO ALTO, Calif. - Studies presented earlier this week at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) confirmed that knowledge-based treatment planning software can dramatically improve the speed and quality of cancer care.Â- Ã‚  One...

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Varian Offers a Glimpse of the Future: High-Definition Radiotherapy--a Coming Breakthrough in Treating Cancer with Radiation

SAN ANTONIOÂ- – Researchers working with the TrueBeam® system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) have reported on breakthrough research that capitalizes on the unique capabilities of this advanced platform to deliver much more concentrated doses of radiation to tumors to potentially achieve better outcomes in the fight against cancer. The four pi (4p) non-coplanar approach to...

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CIVCO will Launch Exclusive Partnerships at 2015 ASTRO Meeting in San Antonio

CORALVILLE, IowaÂ- – ASTRO Booth #1047 - CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of comprehensive motion management solutions for radiation oncology, will introduce its new exclusive partnerships with Sentient and Pearltec AG along with new innovative solutions to attendees of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 18-21. New...

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Immobilization System aids head and neck radiotherapy.

Designed to be used in conjunction with S-Type devices, Portrait™ S-Frame with Integrated Shim System™ allows clinician to quickly adjust shim height at independent points, resulting in effective, highly customized treatments. Shimming feature provides 4 mm range of height adjustment utilizing discrete 0.5 mm increments. Conforming to teeth or maxilla, optional IntegraBite™Ã‚- further...

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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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