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Varian to Demonstrate Latest Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Technologies and Software at AAPM 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it will be demonstrating its latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery technologies and software July 31August 3 in Washington, D.C. at the 2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) show, booth 2051. The company will also be hosting a developer workshop July 29-30.

 

What:

Some of the Varian solutions highlighted in booth demonstrations include:

 

  • RapidPlan knowledge-based planning software. Clinicians will be in the booth discussing their use of this comprehensive treatment planning tool
  • Velocity3.2 with Adaptive Synthetic CT which reconciles the anatomy of the CBCT image with the quality of the CT simulation for offline adaptive dose tracking
  • ProBeam® Proton Therapy System, the first fully-integrated image-guided IMPT (intensity-modulated proton therapy) solution for adaptive therapy
  • Eclipse for Proton, showcasing the latest advances in proton planning including field specific target, robust optimization and Acuros PT, a state-of-the-art proton Monte Carlo algorithm for proton therapy planning

Varian's two-day developer workshop in Washington, DC, July 29-30, precedes AAPM. The workshop is designed to provide hands-on instruction to attendees on the fundamentals of Varian's research and developer tools. Workshop topics include:

  • Eclipse treatment planning system API
  • TrueBeam® Developer Mode
  • VirtuaLinac Monte Carlo simulation
  • Velocity research support tools
  • Sharing of Scripts via OncoPeer™ Developer Cloud
  • Future of the Eclipse API
  • User presentations highlighting the full power of Varian's R&D tools
  • Interactive audience mini-presentations on novel uses of Varian's R&D tools

A complete workshop agenda can be viewed at www.varian.com/news/workshop.

 

When:

AAPM is July 31 – August 3, 2016. The exhibition is open from 12:30pm to 5:00pm on Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Tuesday and 9:00am to 2:00 pm on Wednesday

 

Where:

Walter E. Washington Convention Center


Booth # 2051


Washington, D.C.

 

About Varian Medical Systems
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California, focuses energy on saving lives by equipping the world with advanced technology for fighting cancer and for X-ray imaging.  The company is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiation. The company provides comprehensive solutions for radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is also a premier supplier of X-ray imaging components, including tubes, digital detectors, cables and connectors as well as image processing software and workstations for use in medical and industrial settings, as well as for security and non-destructive testing.  Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 7,500 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and sales and support offices around the world.  For more information, visit http://www.varian.com or follow us on Twitter.

Press Contact

Mark Plungy
Varian Medical Systems
+1 (650) 424-5630
mark.plungy@varian.com

 

SOURCE Varian Medical Systems