GENEVA, Switzerland, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Booths 5000/4700 – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, will demonstrate its full range of radiotherapy delivery systems and software at the 2 nd ESTRO (European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology) Forum, taking place April 19 th-22 nd. The Varian booth will feature the company's technology and products for radiotherapy, radiosurgery, brachytherapy, and proton therapy.
Varian's TrueBeam™ platform for fast and precise radiotherapy and radiosurgery will be on display along with the RapidArc® image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy system, the PerfectPitch™ six-degrees-of-freedom couch, and the Calypso® 'GPS for the Body' system, all of which are aimed at helping clinicians to deliver treatments faster and more precisely.
Visitors to the Varian booth can also learn more about the company's new EDGE* Radiosurgery™ treatment system, Varian's first dedicated, fully integrated end-to-end solution for planning and delivering advanced radiosurgery treatments using new real-time tumor tracking technology and motion management capabilities.
"The next big advances in radiotherapy and radiosurgery involve continuing improvements in how motion is monitored and tumors are tracked during treatments and Varian continues to offer our most advanced clinical capabilities," said Rolf Staehelin, head of international marketing for Varian's Oncology Systems business. "The ESTRO forum enables Varian to showcase advances in treatment speed and precision."The latest version of the ARIA® oncology information management suite will also be exhibited. This comprehensive paperless system was designed to streamline clinical, financial, and administrative processes in cancer care, with the aim of making radiation and medical oncology departments more efficient and cost-effective. It can be configured to guide clinical personnel through their daily tasks by automatically activating the next step in a process as each step is completed.