PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will hold an investor event on Tuesday, October 4, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Miami Beach. Investors and members of the financial community are invited to join senior management for a tour of the company's exhibition at ASTRO.
Varian will host a meeting with management, beginning with breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and presentations at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave. Miami, in the Americana Salon Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Main Tower. The presentations will be followed by a tour of Varian's ASTRO booth at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth #1825 – from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Management presentations will focus on advances in radiotherapy and radiosurgery as well as new technologies and products within the company's Oncology Systems, and emerging businesses. Management will include: Varian Medical Systems' CEO and President Tim Guertin; Executive Vice President and Oncology Systems President Dow Wilson; Oncology Service Vice President Kolleen Kennedy; Senior Vice President and CFO Elisha Finney; Vice President Emerging Businesses Lester Boeh; and Investor Relations Vice President Spencer Sias.
Attendees are requested to RSVP for the meeting and/or booth tour, by clicking on: http://varian.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=101, or by contacting Anne Rambo at (650) 424-5834, or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 27, 2011.
The meeting and presentation will be webcast beginning at 7:30 a.m. pacific time. To access the webcast, click on http://www.media-server.com/m/p/7b63i6a7/dformat/wmv.
To reserve a hotel room in Miami and to register for additional ASTRO seminars or other days, please visit the ASTRO web site at www.astro.org or call (800) 541-6058.
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 and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo screening and industrial inspection. Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 5,700 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 http://www.varian.com.
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
Spencer Sias, (650) 424-5782
Vice President, Corporate Communications
and Investor Relations
SOURCE Varian Medical Systems