Varian Medical Systems Invites Investors to Investor Meeting at ASTRO in Chicago, November 3, 2009 | Varian

Varian Medical Systems Invites Investors to Investor Meeting at ASTRO in Chicago, November 3, 2009

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) invites investors and members of the financial community to join senior management for an investor meeting and tour of the company's exhibition at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in Chicago, on Tuesday, November 3, 2009.

Varian will host a breakfast meeting with management, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Regency CD Room, 2(nd) Floor, Chicago. Management will include: Varian Medical Systems' CEO and President Tim Guertin; Executive Vice President and Oncology Systems President Dow Wilson; Senior Vice President and CFO Elisha Finney; Vice President Emerging Businesses Lester Boeh; Controller X-Ray Products Clarence Verhoef; and Investor Relations Vice President Spencer Sias.

Management presentations will focus on new technologies and products that its Oncology Systems and proton therapy businesses will feature in Varian's ASTRO exhibit. The presentations will be followed by a tour of Varian's ASTRO booth at McCormick Place - West Building from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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: anne.rambo@varian.com. Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 20, 2009.

To reserve a hotel room in Chicago 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, proton therapy, 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 5,100 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and approximately 79 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
    spencer.sias@varian.com

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