First Flashforward™ consortium meeting

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Varian hosted the first meeting of the FlashForward Consortium in Atlanta, Georgia. The two-day meeting was attended by 50 Consortium members representing 14 …

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The Physicists Weigh In: HyperArc Improves Workflow While Meeting or Exceeding Quality Expectations

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Since its introduction in 2017, Varian’s HyperArc™ high-definition radiotherapy has been deployed to deliver noncoplanar stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) at sites around the world. Physicists in the United States, Europe, and Asia report that HyperArc has ...

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Not Even a Flood Holds Back the ARIA Migration at Baton Rouge General

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After 20 years with one oncology information system (OIS), migrating to a new one is a serious step, but it’s one that Baton Rouge General took in the summer of 2016 with an eye to the future for its three hospitals. The transition forged ahead, even in t...

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Varian Expands Cancer Care Solutions Portfolio with Interventional Oncology Acquisitions

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Varian has acquired Endocare, based in Austin, Texas; and Alicon, based in Hangzhou, China. Endocare is a leading provider of technology for cryoablation and microwave ablation. In China, Alicon is a leader in embolic therapy agents for treating liver c...

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Machine Learning at Northwell Health: Using RapidPlan to Develop Quality Head & Neck Treatment Plan Models

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Varian’s RapidPlan™ knowledge-based planning brings the power of machine learning to the challenge of treatment planning and has been helping clinicians at centers around the world since 2014 to achieve new levels of consistency, efficiency, and quality.

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ARIA Care Paths: Bringing Greater Efficiency to Patient Care at Loyola University Medical Center

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In 2015, the Radiation Oncology Department of Loyola University Medical Center transitioned to the ARIA® oncology information system. Today, the department efficiently runs its daily clinical operations on ARIA. This article details how the department ma...

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Varian Clinical School: Expert Clinicians on Advanced Treatment Modalities

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On a regular basis, Varian convenes a Clinical School (course VC201) at the company’s Las Vegas education center—a unique opportunity for clinical teams to obtain concrete information for implementing advanced modalities. This three-day course is taught ...

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Varian Unveils New Bravos Afterloader System for Brachytherapy Treatments

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At ASTRO last year, Varian introduced the new Bravos™afterloader system for high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy. Based on over five years of in-clinic research, Bravos is an integrated system designed to simplify brachytherapy treatment, provide greater wo...

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Noona Acquisition Adds Cloud-Based Patient Engagement Tool to Varian Software Portfolio

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Varian’s technology ecosystem is taking a significant leap in the area of patient engagement, thanks to the company’s recent acquisition of Noona, developer of a cloud-based mobile service that captures cancer patient-reported outcomes (PROs).

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Varian Introduces New ProBeam 360° Proton Therapy System

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At last year’s ASTRO meeting, Varian debuted ProBeam® 360°, a new single-room proton therapy system. With a 30 percent smaller footprint than the previous system, ProBeam 360° offers uncompromised clinical capabilities while reducing vault construction co...

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