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2014-08-18 08:29:10

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to repurchase an additional 6 million shares of its common stock between August 15, 2014 and December 31, 2015. Stock repurchases may be made in the open market, in privately negotiated transactions including accelerated share repurchase programs, or in Rule 10b5-1 share repurchase plans, and also may be made from time to time...

2014-08-11 16:27:26

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will hold a meeting for investors on Tuesday, September 16, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Francisco. Varian will host a meeting with management, beginning with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and webcast presentations from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, in the Nob Hill meeting room....

2014-08-11 08:29:26

TrueBeam STx expands radiation oncology services, offers patients shorter treatment time CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center offers patients a nonsurgical, specialized form of treatment that can be completed in five or fewer outpatient sessions, each lasting 20 minutes or less. The first patient will be treated on Aug. 13. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140808/134796 An...

2014-08-05 08:34:24

Acquisition includes the Acuros® dose calculation software for fast, accurate radiotherapy treatment planning and Attila(TM) software for industrial and security applications PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has acquired certain assets of Transpire, Inc., including the Acuros® dose calculation software that has been integrated into Varian's market-leading BrachyVision(TM) and Eclipse(TM) treatment planning...

2014-07-31 23:05:46

The ANS Skull Base Surgery Center offers hope for patients who suffer from brain tumors, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumors, skull base meningiomas, trigeminal neuralgia, spinal fluid leaks, and aneurysms. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ANS and Dr. Yaron Moshel offer answers to some common questions they receive about the ANS Skull Base Center and what the future holds for Brain Tumor Surgery. What is the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center? Skull base surgery is a form of highly...

2014-07-30 08:33:10

Article in "Neurosurgery" describes how RapidArc Radiosurgery treatments can be specially optimized to treat multiple brain metastases at the same time PALO ALTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidArc(®) Radiosurgery can be used to deliver treatments for multiple brain metastases that are substantially less time consuming and comparable in quality to Gamma Knife(® )(GK) treatments, according to a new research study recently posted online and slated for publication in the...

2014-07-24 08:33:58

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in the west of Scotland will gain access to state-of-the-art cancer treatment closer to home when a new radiotherapy center opens near Glasgow next year. Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has been selected to equip the new department and an order was placed in June for four TrueBeam(TM) medical linear accelerators. Two of the new TrueBeam systems, which offer fast and efficient radiotherapy and radiosurgery...

2014-07-23 23:21:03

The RSSearch™ Patient Registry, a patient registry dedicated to stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) has enrolled over 14,000 patients with benign and malignant lesions treated with SRS/SBRT and has expanded to include Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital located in Perth, Australia and the European CyberKnife Center of Munich, Germany. Campbell, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Radiosurgery® Society (RSS) announced today that Sir Charles Gairdner...

2014-07-23 16:27:57

Third quarter net earnings per diluted share were $1.02 including impairment of equity investment; revenues increased 3 percent to $748 million PALO ALTO, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $1.02 per diluted share in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. Net earnings were negatively impacted by about $0.06 per diluted share due to an approximately $8 million impairment charge related to a portion of Varian's...

2014-07-23 12:32:25

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital and the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology have formed a new affiliation. The USC Neuroscience Center at Good Samaritan Hospital has been established to bring the talents of the USC neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists, neuro-oncologists, and neurologists to the Good Samaritan Hospital campus. The program will include both inpatient care...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.