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06 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT Treatments Commence at Two Algerian Hospitals Equipped with Modern Varian Radiotherapy Systems

Cancer patients in Algeria now have access to modern radiotherapy care with the commencement of treatments at two of six public hospitals currently...


20 Jul, 2017, 19:30 BST Varian Partnering to Return Radiotherapy Machines Back into Operation at Addington

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is working with regional authorities in KwaZulu Natal to bring two of its radiotherapy machines into operation....


06 May, 2017, 09:30 BST Varian Launches Game-Changing Treatment Platform to Answer the Global Cancer Challenge

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today is introducing the Halcyon™ system, an entirely new device for cancer treatment. Engineered to revolutionize ...


04 Apr, 2017, 13:00 BST Varian Medical Systems Establishes Direct Operation in South Africa

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), world leader in radiation oncology systems and software, is establishing a direct sales and service operation in...


13 Mar, 2017, 12:00 GMT Hungary's National Institute of Oncology Upgrades Radiotherapy Equipment With Advanced Varian Linear Accelerators

The National Institute of Oncology in Budapest, the largest comprehensive cancer center in Hungary, is upgrading its treatment machines with advanced ...


14 Nov, 2016, 13:00 GMT Treatments Commence Using UAE's First Varian TrueBeam™ System

Cancer patients in the United Arab Emirates have gained access to advanced radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments with the clinical introduction of ...


01 Nov, 2016, 12:00 GMT Helsinki University Hospital Orders Four Advanced Varian Systems in Country's Largest Radiotherapy Project

Cancer patients in Finland will gain access to the latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments with the news that Helsinki University Hospital...


07 Sep, 2016, 22:05 BST Varian Medical Systems Acquires Distributor in Poland

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) is announcing the acquisition of the radiotherapy business of Candela, a leading distributor of radiotherapy...


20 Oct, 2015, 13:00 BST Lancet Oncology Commission Calls for Expanding Global Access to Radiotherapy

Increasing access to radiotherapy worldwide through greater investment could save millions of lives, according to The Lancet Oncology Commission's...


10 Apr, 2015, 13:00 BST Varian Medical Systems CEO Dow Wilson Pushes for Healthcare Infrastructure Investment in Africa

In recommendations submitted to President Barack Obama this week, Dow Wilson, CEO of Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), and other members of the...


14 Nov, 2013, 09:00 GMT Varian Medical Systems Exhibits New Flat-Panel Digital X-ray Image Detectors Designed for High Energy Industrial and Security Applications

A new flat-panel digital X-ray image detector designed especially for use in high-energy industrial and security imaging systems is among the imaging ...


30 Nov, 2012, 00:30 GMT Varian Receives Regulatory Clearance in India for Use of High Intensity Mode on TrueBeam Medical Linear Accelerators

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received regulatory clearance from the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board for the use of its unique...


26 Jul, 2012, 13:00 BST MIOT Hospital Delivers First TrueBeam STx Radiotherapy Treatment in Chennai

Cancer treatments have commenced in Chennai using the city's first TrueBeam™ STx system for radiotherapy and radiosurgery from Varian Medical Systems ...


29 Feb, 2012, 13:00 GMT Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit X-Ray Tubes and Flat Panel Detector Technology Enhancements to Improve Digital Imaging at the ECR Annual Meeting

ECR Booth #313/Expo C -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), will exhibit X-ray tubes and PaxScan® digital image detectors for fluoroscopy,...


26 Jan, 2012, 13:00 GMT Varian Medical Systems Books $77 Million Order to Equip Proton Treatment Center in Saudi Arabia

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has booked a $77 million order with Saudi Particle Therapy Centre LLC to equip a new proton...


15 Nov, 2011, 08:00 GMT Varian Medical Systems to Highlight the Latest Digital Detectors and X-ray Tubes at the MEDICA 2011 International Trade Fair

Booth - A78/Hall 10 -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR) will exhibit its PaxScan® digital image detectors and new PaxPower™ X-ray tubes at...


28 Oct, 2011, 13:00 BST Leading Swedish University Hospital Orders Four TrueBeam Radiotherapy Systems from Varian Medical Systems

- Lund University Hospital Replaces Incumbent Equipment and Software with Advanced Varian Systems in Mission to Reduce Waiting Times Varian Medical...


06 Oct, 2011, 13:00 BST International Research Team Reports Encouraging Results from Phase II Study of Image-Guided Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Metastases

- Results of a multi-institutional phase II RTOG 0631 trial summarized in presentation at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for...


05 Oct, 2011, 17:30 BST New Data Show Favorable Outcomes on Measures of Quality of Life and Toxicity for Prostate Radiosurgery Using Varian and Calypso Technology

- Results of a phase II study summarized in presentation at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Early...


04 Oct, 2011, 21:30 BST Two Studies Show Promise of Radiotherapy for Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer

- Study of potentially operable Stage I NSCLC demonstrates tumor control comparable to surgery Results of new research presented at the American...


12 May, 2011, 13:00 BST Cancer Treatment Experts Detail Promising New Radiosurgical Techniques for Lung and Liver Cancer Patients

European cancer experts have reported on developments of some promising radiosurgical techniques for treating lung and liver cancer using new linear...