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2014-03-06 08:31:41

SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expo C/Booth #316 - At this year's annual meeting of the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) will exhibit a comprehensive line of imaging components to include digital X-ray image detectors, X-ray tubes and imaging software for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and cone-beam CT imaging. "Varian is committed to providing X-ray imaging system manufacturers with the components they need for building...

2014-03-05 08:29:16

Lung, Prostate, and Brain Cancer Patients Receive Edge Radiosurgery at Champalimaud Center for the Unknown LISBON, Portugal, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown here have performed the world's first cancer treatments using the new advanced Edge(TM) radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). This fast, precise and non-invasive alternative to conventional surgery was used to treat several patients with lung, prostate and...

2014-02-27 20:23:01

Myanmar's Vice President and Minister of Health attend grand opening event showcasing new radiotherapy and brachytherapy systems YANGON, Myanmar, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yangon General Hospital has become the first clinical site in Myanmar to install new technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) for treating cancer with radiotherapy. Earlier this month, the hospital unveiled its new medical linear accelerator plus technology for high-dose-rate brachytherapy at a Grand Opening...

2014-02-20 20:24:07

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) today announced that R. Andrew Eckert has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Company effective as of the end of the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders on February 20, 2014. Eckert is succeeding Richard M. Levy, 74, who is retiring after serving as board chairman for the Company since 2002, as a member of the board since 1999 and as CEO for the Company from 1999 to...

2014-01-28 08:29:32

Annual World Cancer Day part of ongoing international campaign to challenge government leaders, providers and individuals to step up the fight against cancer PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking this year's World Cancer Day observation February 4(th), Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) has joined with an international network of cancer care providers and advocates to raise awareness of the disease and to encourage individuals and governments around the world to...

2014-01-27 08:27:52

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has entered into a three-year agreement worth an estimated $515 million for Varian to supply medical imaging components to Toshiba Medical Systems for integration into imaging equipment for the global market. Orders will be booked over the period of the agreement. "We are pleased to continue our strong relationship with Toshiba Medical Systems," said Robert Kluge, senior vice president at Varian....

2014-01-23 12:29:23

Varian to provision six cancer treatment centers and establish a local office to support the Algerian government's efforts to expand cancer treatment services ALGIERS, Algeria, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Algerian Ministry of Health (MOH) that will include the provisioning of six cancer treatment centers with $51 million of advanced technology for radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Varian...

2014-01-22 16:26:12

First quarter net earnings per diluted share rise 6 percent to $0.91; revenues increase 5 percent to $712 million PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $0.91 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, up 6 percent from $0.86 in the year-ago quarter. Varian's company-wide revenues totaled $712 million for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, up 5 percent from the year-ago quarter....

2014-01-16 08:27:11

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY), Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN), Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY), and Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and...

2014-01-15 08:28:42

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) by modulating dose levels on a spot-by-spot basis...


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