Varian Medical Systems Schedules Year End FY2003 News Release And Conference Call | Varian

Varian Medical Systems Schedules Year End FY2003 News Release And Conference Call

PALO ALTO, CA - October 2, 2003 - Varian Medical Systems(NYSE: VAR) announced today that it will report financial results for the
fiscal year-end 2003 following the close of regular trading on Tuesday,
October 28, 2003.  The news release will be followed by a teleconference
available to all interested parties at 2:00 p.m. PDT.

The Varian Medical Systems Quarterly Results may be accessed on October 28,
2003 via:

News Release: Contact Anne Rambo via phone at 650-424-5834 or via
e-mail at anne.rambo@varian.com to have a copy of the news release faxed, or
visit the Varian website at www.varian.com.

Internet Simulcast: http://investor.varian.com

Teleconference:       
Domestic dial 1-800-901-5231 and enter confirmation code
13873208 prior to the start of the call at 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT.
International dial 1-617-786-2961 and enter confirmation
code 13873208 prior to the start of the call at 2:00pm PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT.

*Note: If the number of lines allocated to the call are exhausted, the
webcast or replay should be utilized.

Replay: The teleconference will be rebroadcast until midnight, ET,
Friday, October 31, 2003 and can be accessed as follows:
Domestic: 1-888-286-8010and enteraccess code 17516320
Internatonal:  1-617-801-6888 and enter access
code17516320
or
On the Web: Click on the “Quarterly Conference
Call” icon on the company's website.

Additional information on Varian Medical Systems may be obtained on the
company's website.