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Sep 01, 2015, 08:00 ET

Varian Puts Research Tools in the Cloud to Speed Development of Next Generation Cancer Treatment Technologies

 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has added a new cloud-based toolkit to the company's OncoPeer™ interactive online forum, making...

Aug 18, 2015, 08:00 ET

Study Suggests Non-Invasive Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Is Feasible For Treating Large Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Tumors

Non-invasive stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), which precisely delivers a high-dose beam of radiation to target tumors while minimizing...

Aug 13, 2015, 08:00 ET

Researchers Show That Combining Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy With Chemo-Radiation Offers Long-Term Benefits And Reduced Side Effects For Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients

 Combining intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with chemotherapy to treat locally advanced oropharyngeal (head and neck) cancer improves...

Aug 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

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

 Treatment planning for radiotherapy and radiosurgery can be significantly expedited and improved using new software for storing and accessing...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:00 ET

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

 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), world leader in radiotherapy, has been awarded an eight-year tender to supply advanced radiotherapy...

Jul 29, 2015, 16:06 ET

Varian Medical Systems Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015

 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $1.13 per diluted share in the third quarter of fiscal year 2015. ...

Jul 29, 2015, 16:04 ET

Varian Medical Systems Acquiring Claymount to Expand Imaging Components Portfolio

Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has, through one of its European subsidiaries, agreed to acquire Claymount, a...

Jul 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

Varian Signs Contracts to Equip Two National Proton Therapy Centers in England

Varian Medical Systems UK Ltd announced today it had signed contracts with the National Health Service to equip and service two new national NHS...

Jul 21, 2015, 08:30 ET

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

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with New York Proton Management LLC, a consortium of...

Jul 15, 2015, 08:00 ET

Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments Planned Using Varian's RapidPlan Commence in Australia

A 71-year-old prostate cancer patient has become the first patient in Australia to receive radiotherapy treatments using RapidPlan™...

Jul 14, 2015, 13:33 ET

Varian Unveils Faster Brachytherapy Planning Software at AAPM

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has introduced a speedier version of of its VariSeed™ brachytherapy treatment planning software at the...

Jul 14, 2015, 08:00 ET

Leading Danish Cancer Center First in Europe to Use Varian's Calypso Transponders for Liver Cancer Patients

 Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has treated two liver cancer patients with stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) using Calypso®...

Jul 12, 2015, 21:00 ET

Leading Cancer Clinic in Taiwan Replaces Paper Charts with An All-Electronic Clinical Process And Enhanced Patient Safety Features

The Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center (KF-SYSCC) has established an entirely paperless and filmless clinical process in radiation oncology,...

Jun 30, 2015, 08:00 ET

Pioneering Indian hospital treats 10,000th patient with Varian's RapidArc

A three-year-old baby girl with a brain tumor has become the 10,000th patient at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad, India to be treated using...

Jun 25, 2015, 08:00 ET

Varian Medical Systems Schedules Third Quarter FY2015 News Release and Conference Call

 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that it will report results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 following the close...

Jun 18, 2015, 08:00 ET

Varian to Equip Inova With Integrated Technology for Radiotherapy, Radiosurgery, and Informatics

 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Inova to be its exclusive supplier of...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

Clinical Experts Report on How Varian Technology Can Be Used for the Precise, Noninvasive, Simultaneous Treatment of Multiple Metastases in the Brain, Spine, Head & Neck, and Lung

 RapidArc Radiosurgery, a term for volumetric modulated arc radiosurgery delivered using a medical linear accelerator (linac) from Varian...

Jun 05, 2015, 08:00 ET

Studies Show that RapidArc® Radiosurgery is a Viable, Time Efficient Way to Treat Multiple Brain Metastases

 Treating multiple brain metastases with single isocenter RapidArc® radiosurgery—a technique for treating several tumors at once...

Jun 03, 2015, 09:00 ET

Varian Establishes Local Entity in Saudi Arabia to Support Expansion in Middle East

 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), world leader in radiotherapy systems and software for the treatment of cancer, is expanding in the...

Jun 03, 2015, 08:00 ET

Varian Medical Systems to Equip Proton Therapy Center in Netherlands

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...