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Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Management to Present at the Deutsche Bank Securities 28th Annual Healthcare Conference
Baltimore, MD - May 5, 2003 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) Chairman,
President and CEO Richard M. Levy is slated to present at 9:30 am (ET) on May
7, 2003, at the 28th Annual Deutsche Bank Securities Health Care Conference
here at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

Mr. Levy's presentation will focus on advances in radiation therapy for
treating cancer, covering the company's products for delivering
intensity-modulated radiation therapy and Dynamic Targeting™ image-guided
radiotherapy.  Levy will also touch on the unusually strong performance
of the company's X-ray products business, and will review the company's
financial performance for the first half of fiscal year 2003.

The presentation will be audio webcast live and accessible via the company's
investor relations website at  The
archived webcast will be available at that site several hours after the
presentation ends.