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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....

2014-08-05 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...

2014-07-30 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 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 08:37:25

Oncology-specific information technology (IT) solutions among the service offerings Varian is showcasing at the 2014 annual AAPM meeting in Austin this week AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e+CancerCare, a leading operator of outpatient cancer care centers in the U.S. including Rocky Mountain Oncology Center in Wyoming, OncoLogics in Louisiana, Laurel Cancer Care in Mississippi, Community Cancer Center of North Florida and South Georgia Center for Cancer Care, recently...

2014-07-22 08:31:40

The ARIA systems for medical and radiation oncology received complete ONC-ACB EHR certification by the Drummond Group PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced that its ARIA® oncology information system has been certified for use to demonstrate Stage 1 and 2 "meaningful use" of an electronic health record (EHR). Clinicians will soon be able to use the system to qualify for funding under the federal government's program to improve...

2014-07-18 08:24:48

Researchers will discuss how new tools like RapidPlan(TM) software from Varian Medical Systems can help enhance the quality and efficiency of radiotherapy treatment planning AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three teams of medical physicists are slated to make presentations about knowledge-based treatment planning software at the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting this year. These presenters were involved as consultants or evaluators...

2014-07-17 08:29:16

Seven presentations at the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting to focus on early adopters' work with Varian's Edge radiosurgery system AUSTIN, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical researchers have confirmed that the Edge(TM) radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) can deliver dose to a targeted tumor with sub-millimeter isocenter accuracy. The researchers, from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal and...


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