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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...

2014-07-18 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...

2014-07-16 08:28:11

Exhibit will also showcase tools that facilitate knowledge sharing, as well as recent enhancements to the TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery AUSTIN, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) will showcase tools designed to augment essential quality assurance processes in radiation oncology at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). During the meeting, taking place here from July 20-24,...

2014-07-15 16:27:17

Event helps researchers use Varian's non-clinical research tools to open up new horizons in cancer treatment technology AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 140 medical technology researchers from nine countries are slated to participate in the second annual Varian Medical Systems Developer Workshop, taking place here July 17-18, prior to the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). Modeled after developers' conferences commonly...

2014-07-14 12:27:28

HYDERABAD, India, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at a leading cancer center in India have become the first in the country to commence advanced lung, liver and brain radiotherapy treatments using an upgraded Clinac® medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The accelerator has been enhanced with High Intensity Mode dose delivery capability, which is allowing doctors at Yashoda Cancer Institute to shorten treatment times and deliver stereotactic body...

2014-07-11 04:21:19

Revolutionary advances in radiotherapy and radiosurgery discussed at the Oncology Summit organised by Varian Medical Systems MUMBAI, India, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major advances in radiation therapy and radiosurgery for the treatment of cancer are being highlighted in a three-day Oncology Summit taking place in Mumbai from 10-12 July, 2014. Renowned national and international cancer experts from seven countries are meeting to share best practices and exchange knowledge on...

2014-06-23 08:28:53

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that it will report results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The news release will be followed by a teleconference available to all interested parties at 2:00 p.m. PT. The news release and a link to the conference call webcast will be available on the company website at: www.varian.com/investor. To access...


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