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Yashoda Cancer Institute Commences Radiosurgery Treatments Using Varian Clinac Linear Accelerator

HYDERABAD, India - Clinicians at a leading cancer center in India have become the first in the country to commence advanced lung, liver and brain radiotherapy treatments using a Clinac® medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The accelerator has been enhanced with High Intensity Mode dose delivery capability, which is allowing doctors at Yashoda Cancer Institute...

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CIVCO to Showcase Protura and Varian Interface at AAPM 2014

CORALVILLE, Iowa - CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, will demonstrate the Protura™ Robotic Patient Positioning System's seamless interface with Varian's Clinac® iX and Trilogy® medical linear accelerators via the Varian Motion Management Interface the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting...

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Varian Medical Systems to Equip Prime Healthcare Services Hospitals with Varian Technology for Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

Prime Healthcare acquires four TrueBeam™ systems as a step toward upgrading and standardizing cancer treatment services across its healthcare system PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Prime Healthcare Services, one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, to be Prime Healthcare's exclusive supplier of...

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Proton Therapy System features single-room design.

Suitable for adoption into existing cancer centers, ProBeam® Compact includes space-efficient cyclotron, Dynamic Peak™ scanning technology for intensity-modulated proton therapy, fully rotational gantry, robotic patient positioning tools, and comprehensive suite of motion management tools.Â- System also incorporates integrated 2- and 3-D imager for real-time image guidance, as well...

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Doctors at Community Cancer Center Treat Inoperable Lung Cancer Using TrueBeam System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

Newly installed technology enables clinicians to target lung and other tumors quickly and precisely using finely shaped radiation beams rather than surgery NORMAL, Ill.Â- — When a diagnostic chest X-ray revealed a nodule on his left lung, Paul Hoffman, 79, had a biopsy and soon got bad news: it was Stage 1 lung cancer.  He was given two options.  The first was surgery,...

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Varian Medical Systems to Equip New Proton Treatment Center at the National Taiwan University in Taipei

PALO ALTO, Calif.Â- — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has signed an agreement with YongLin Healthcare Foundation by which Varian will provide its ProBeam® proton therapy system for deployment at the National Taiwan University in Taipei.  The YongLin Healthcare Foundation will donate the system to the University. Under the purchase agreement, Varian...

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First Center in Australia to Treat a Patient with the New CyberKnife® M6(TM) System and Ministerial Opening
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First Center in Australia to Treat a Patient with the New CyberKnife® M6(TM) System and Ministerial Opening

-- Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Accuray Incorporated (http://www.accuray.com) (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth is the first center in Australia to treat a patient with the CyberKnife® M6™ System (http://www.accuray.com/solutions/treatment-delivery/cyberknife-treatment-delivery/m6-series), the most advanced robotic radiosurgery...

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Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital First in Asia to Treat Cancer Using TrueBeam 2.0 System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

New technology now being used to treat nasopharyngeal and other cancers; stereotactic radiosurgery program for select cancers coming in June HONG KONG - Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (PYNEH) in Hong Kong has become the first medical center in Asia to treat cancer using a TrueBeam™2.0 system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery.Â- Ã‚  Installation of the new...

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Cancer Experts Detail Advances in Radiosurgery and Knowledge-Based Treatment Planning Using Varian Medical Systems Technologies

More than 1,500 oncology professionals hear of pioneering radiosurgery treatments and knowledge-based planning techniques at two Varian-hosted symposia VIENNA - Cancer experts have reported advances in radiosurgery treatments for the prostate, liver and spine, as well as significant developments in radiation oncology treatment planning using equipment and software from Varian Medical Systems...

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Varian Medical Systems Installs the Company's 500th Medical Linear Accelerator in Japan at the Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital

Hospital acquires a second Varian system for treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery KYOTO, Japan - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), a leading manufacturer of medical devices for treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery, recently installed its 500th medical linear accelerator in Japan at the Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital.Â-  The hospital...

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