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2014-04-11 08:24:43

More than 1,500 oncology professionals hear of pioneering radiosurgery treatments and knowledge-based planning techniques at two Varian-hosted symposia VIENNA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 (NYSE: VAR). Speakers at two Varian-hosted symposia at the...

2014-04-10 16:24:36

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting that it has settled patent litigation with the University of Pittsburgh. Varian will pay a lump sum of approximately $35 million to fully settle this matter. The settlement will be largely recorded in the financial results for the company's second and third quarters of fiscal year 2014. The University of Pittsburgh initiated a patent infringement lawsuit against Varian in 2007...

2014-04-07 12:33:09

Next-generation CyberKnife 10.0 Increases Accuracy, Reduces Treatment Time WESTERVILLE, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, recently completed a major upgrade of its cancer treatment technology to the next-generation CyberKnife(®) 10.0 system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 CyberKnife is a robotic technology that performs stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a nonsurgical method of...

2014-04-07 08:31:28

Where experience and state-of-the-art technology meet SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that the European CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern (ECZM) has performed 5,000 CyberKnife® treatments since June 2005. The center uses a CyberKnife M6(TM) System from the latest generation series, the most advanced robotic radiosurgery system in the world. Patients of the center benefit from a treatment option that offers...

2014-04-05 04:21:30

First-generation system for testing at University Medical Center Utrecht is next step in what may be a quantum leap in tumor visualization during radiotherapy UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE:EKTAb), Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) and University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht (the Netherlands) announced today that the initial components of the world's first high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system are being installed...

2014-04-04 08:25:31

PALO ALTO, Calif. and ATLANTA, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Velocity Medical Solutions, LLC, a privately-held Atlanta-based developer of specialized software for cancer clinics. As previously announced, the acquisition includes software that enables clinicians to aggregate unstructured treatment and imaging data from diverse systems, and to use this information to make more...

2014-04-03 08:30:40

Acceptance of Accuray technologies in key markets adds to company's global market share SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today continued momentum in adoption of its CyberKnife® and TomoTherapy® Systems in Europe, India, the Middle East and Africa (EIMEA). Accuray has expanded its installed base in the EIMEA region; Accuray radiation therapy systems have been used to treat more than 45,000 patients in EIMEA, further positioning...

2014-04-03 08:30:08

Full range of equipment and software for the precision treatment of cancer exhibited at the Reed Messe Vienna Conference Center VIENNA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booths 2400/2800 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, will demonstrate its full range of radiotherapy delivery systems and software at the 33(rd) ESTRO (European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology) meeting, taking place in Vienna from April 4(th)-7(th). The...

2014-04-03 08:30:07

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that its management will hold a mid-year review for investors from 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. on May 6, 2014 at The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E. 42(nd) St, New York. Management presentations will cover financial performance through the first half of fiscal year 2014, strategic initiatives, and growth opportunities in markets for oncology systems and x-ray imaging. Varian...

2014-04-02 08:34:07

In complex cases, Medical University Innsbruck clinicians exploit speed and accuracy advantages of new groundbreaking linear accelerator INNSBRUCK, Austria, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical University Innsbruck is the first center in Austria to begin treating patients with Elekta's Versa HD(TM), a radiation therapy system equipped with advanced beam-shaping and high dose rate technologies to deliver extremely precise treatments in shorter treatment times. Since January 14, the...