BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite weather concerns here at the meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is planning to proceed with its scheduled investor meeting and webcast at 7:00 a.m. Eastern time tomorrow, October 30. It will also conduct a planned tour of its ASTRO exhibit following the meeting if the convention hall is open.
"We realize that many who were planning to attend will not be able to make it in person due to the storm," said Spencer Sias, vice president of corporate communications and investor relations. "However, many people are already here, and we are set up to webcast the meeting, so we will proceed and we hope those who could not travel will be able to join us remotely. We recommend that participants who are not already here participate by webcast."
To access the webcast, click on http://investors.varian.com/index.php?s=19&item=148.
The meeting tomorrow will begin with breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and webcast presentations at 7:30 a.m. at the Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer Street, Boston, in the Commonwealth A&B meeting room. Management presentations will focus on advances in radiotherapy and radiosurgery, and new technologies and products from the company's Oncology Systems business.
About Varian Medical Systems
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes, digital detectors, and image processing workstations for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies high-energy X-ray devices for cargo screening and non-destructive testing applications. Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 6,000 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and approximately 70 sales and support offices around the world. For more information, visit www.varian.com or follow us on Twitter.
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