PALO ALTO, CA – December 8, 2004 – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that its Board of Directors has set the regular Annual Meeting of Stockholders for February 17, 2005 with a record date of December 20, 2004. The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Palo Alto, 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California at 1:00 p.m. PT. The meeting will be webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at Varian Medical Systems’ website at >www.varian.com/investor.
To attend the meeting, please RSVP to Anne Rambo, at 650-424-5834, or
Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN’s password-protected event management site,StreetEvents www.streetevents.com.
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