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2010-10-19 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Pencil beam scanning technology, an even more advanced and targeted form of radiation treatment known as proton therapy, is now being used to treat patients with lung cancer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

2010-10-18 14:53:00

HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lung cancer is a major and growing global epidemic, according to Billy W. Loo, Jr., M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Dr.

2010-10-13 06:30:00

MILAN, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A 54-year-old head & neck cancer patient has become the first person in Italy to be treated using a revolutionary new linear accelerator that can deliver radiotherapy twice as fast as conventional therapy machines.

2010-10-11 07:15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from Stanford University and from the Ginzton Technology Center at Varian Medical Systems have jointly received a $3.6 million five-year research grant from the U.S.

2010-10-05 14:01:00

PALO ALTO, Calif. and WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) ("Varian") and IMRIS Inc.

2010-09-14 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer treatment experts today reported their experiences with early treatments using the new TrueBeam system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), aimed at increasing the speed and precision of radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments.

2010-09-13 07:00:00

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- An 80-year-old lung cancer patient has become the first person in The Netherlands to be treated using a new linear accelerator that can deliver precise radiotherapy more quickly than conventional systems.

2010-09-10 07:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will hold an investor event on Tuesday, November 2 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in San Diego.


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