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Varian Launches New Online Educational Resource for Healthcare Professionals

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced the launch of a new website (http://medicalaffairs.varian.com) for the exchange of clinical information, scientific research, and expert opinion around the management of cancers and other conditions with an emphasis on applications utilizing radiotherapy. 

"Varian's new Medical Affairs website is intended as a place for educational and scientific exchange," said Patrick Kupelian, MD, vice president of Clinical Affairs at Varian.  "Our goal is to help bridge the knowledge gap by providing clinicians with access to impactful clinical knowledge and topical information.  We also welcome input from the clinical community and look forward to interacting with our professional colleagues around the world to help advance the science of radiation oncology for the benefit of patients."

At launch the site is offering video- and audio-taped symposia that Varian has supported or sponsored in the recent past, including a recent self-assessment continuing medical education (SA-CME) accredited webinar, and a selection of bibliographies organized by disease site. In the future the site will house additional resources including webinars with educational credits, information about sponsored/translational research and clinical trials, case studies, and FAQs for the medical professional. 

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 7,700 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.

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

 

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