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2012-10-28 19:20:15

BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #5019 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today unveiled its next move against cancer, the new EDGE(TM) Radiosurgery Suite(*) -- a fully integrated dedicated system for performing advanced radiosurgery using new real-time tumor tracking technology and motion management capabilities. "Our new EDGE radiosurgery suite represents the first really disruptive technology in radiosurgery in close to two decades, combining state-of-the-art...

2012-10-25 15:24:13

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today is reporting net earnings from continuing operations of $1.08 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012, up 14 percent from $0.95 in the year-ago quarter. Net earnings per diluted share from continuing operations for fiscal year 2012 climbed to $3.76, up 9 percent from $3.44 in fiscal year 2011. Varian's company-wide revenues totaled $756 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal...

2012-10-25 07:31:58

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and Advanced Particle Therapy LLC (APT) and its Special Purpose Company, Georgia Proton Treatment Center, LLC today announced that they have signed an agreement by which Varian will provide its ProBeam system for the Georgia Proton Treatment Center, slated to be built in midtown Atlanta. The Center will be operated by Emory Healthcare. The supply agreement, valued at $83 million, covers technology...

2012-10-23 15:24:02

BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #5019 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will showcase the latest version of the Vitesse(TM) real-time treatment planning(*) for high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) later this week. This software will make it possible for clinicians to plan and perform high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy treatments accurately and quickly in the operating room using real-time...

2012-10-22 07:29:52

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #5019 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will showcase new technologies that highlight its expanding leadership position in the radiation oncology market at the 54(th) annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Boston starting on Sunday. The company will exhibit a portfolio of comprehensive oncology IT solutions, a real-time planning tool for ultrasound-guided high-dose-rate brachytherapy treatment planning*,...

2012-10-17 07:27:07

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth H3-F06 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will exhibit X-ray tubes and digital detectors with improved image quality and higher dynamic range at China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) in Chengdu, China from October 18-21. The company will also display its technologies for treating cancer with fast, image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Varian's X-Ray Products business will showcase: PaxScan(®) X digital detector...

2012-10-15 07:29:02

TAICHUNG, Taiwan, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the Cheng Ching General Hospital here have begun treating liver cancer with image-guided radiosurgery using a new TrueBeam(TM) STx system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR). The hospital has developed a program for treating hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a common type of liver cancer that is widespread in Asia. "With TrueBeam STx, we can generate images of the tumor during the treatment, and use them to adapt the treatment in...

2012-10-10 07:28:08

LONDON, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at the Harley Street Clinic in London are using the Calypso® 'GPS for the Body' system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) to provide real-time tracking of tumors during prostate cancer radiotherapy treatments. The first such system to be installed in the UK, Calypso real-time tracking has been used to enhance the precision and quality of treatments for more than 20 prostate cancer patients at the clinic to date. "This really is the...

2012-10-01 10:26:20

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that it will report results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012 following the close of regular trading on Thursday, October 25, 2012. 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 the...

2012-09-27 02:27:15

GLASGOW, Scotland, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at one of the UK's largest radiotherapy departments have commenced brain radiosurgery treatments that enable patients to spend less time on the treatment table while aiding precision by minimizing the chance of movement during treatment. Doctors at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow have begun delivering the pioneering treatments using a TrueBeam(TM) STx linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR)....