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 institutions from around the globe, including key opinion leaders in the field of radiation oncol...

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Setting up a proton therapy center in Denmark

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The Danish Center for Particle Therapy (DCPT) celebrated the treatment of the first patient on Tuesday, the 29th of January. This was the starting point of clinical operation after several years of work on the establishment and preparation of the center.

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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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Patient Success Story from Maryland Proton Treatment Center

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Varian is excited to share the story of Frank Rosenthal, a patient from the Maryland Proton Treatment Center.

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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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Orange Health Service Tunes Up Processes with an ARIA Optimization Consult

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Wellness checks are as advisable for processes as for people. That's why the Radiation Oncology Department at Orange Health Service Hospital in Australia, which had been efficiently running clinical workflows using the ARIA® oncology information system s...

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Multi-Criteria Optimization: Creating High-Quality Treatment Plans in a Fraction of the Time

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Multi-Criteria Optimization (MCO) is a clinical decision support tool that was added to Varian’s Eclipse™ treatment planning system in version 15.5. MCO enables clinicians to quickly improve plan quality by balancing clinical tradeoffs. Using this tool, c...

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