Calypso Anchored Beacon Lung Transponder Receives FDA Clearance

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Varian has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Calypso® Anchored Beacon® transponder, a device that detects even slight movements of a tumor in three dimensions and helps clinicians deliver lung stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) more precisely.

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Eclipse Users Win Top Honors at Treatment Planning World Championships

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Professionals using Varian’s Eclipse™ treatment planning software placed the highest in the overall category in the first ever World Championships of Treatment Planning, hosted by ProKnow, LLC.

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Varian Acquires Mobius: A Quality Assurance Software Leader

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Varian has broadened its ecosystem of cancer care solutions with the acquisition of Mobius Medical Systems, LP, a leader in radiation oncology Quality Assurance (QA) software.

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Varian Acquires Evinance, A Clinical Decision Support Software Company

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Varian recently acquired Evinance Innovation, Inc., a Montreal-based company focused on developing clinical decision support (CDS) software. The Evinance Decision Support™ solution, which is being incorporated into Varian’s 360 Oncology™ care management ...

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Varian Team’s Two-Part Article Named “Editor’s Choice” by Medical Physics Journal

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A two-part article authored by Varian-based researchers about the company’s Acuros® CTS, a software tool for scatter correction in Varian’s new Iterative cone-beam CT (CBCT) solution, was selected by the editors of Medical Physics to appear in the May 201...

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Triggered Imaging and Auto Beam Hold: Enhancing Lung SBRT

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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is treating small tumors in the lung with SBRT. That in itself isn’t news, but how they are delivering the treatments is of interest.

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Early Adopters Find HyperArc Simplifies Delivery of Complex Radiosurgery Treatments for Brain Metastases

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In 2017, Varian’s HyperArc™ high-definition radiotherapy was used for the first time to treat patients with brain metastases. This new technology for delivering noncoplanar stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has been deployed at Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Canc...

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ARIA Named 2018 “Best in KLAS” Category Leader; Receives ONC-Health IT 2015 Certification

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The ARIA® oncology information system (OIS) was recently named a Category Leader in the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report by KLAS, an independent research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting on the performance of healthcare vendors...

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Starting an MRI-Based Brachytherapy Program for Cervical Cancer: How Challenges Were Overcome at Loyola University in Chicago

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Researchers have reported that cervical cancer patients who are treated with combined external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and brachytherapy appear to have a significantly better overall survival outcome than those treated with EBRT alone. This article poi...

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