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First European IGRT School Takes Place for Radiotherapy Practitioners in UK
Date:9/27/2007

CLATTERBRIDGE, England, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and one of Europe's leading oncology centers are jointly hosting Europe's first IGRT (image guided radiotherapy) training school, enabling hospitals across Europe to be trained to use the latest and most precise radiotherapy technologies available to radiation oncologists.

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology (CCO) near Liverpool is the venue for the first event of its kind, taking place at the hospital and at nearby Thornton Hall Hotel over the next three days. Attendees at the first school include clinicians, physicists and radiographers from hospitals in Italy, Russia, Norway, Spain and Scotland, who are interested to learn the latest high precision image-guided radiotherapy techniques for themselves.

Clatterbridge was the first oncology center in the UK to install Varian's On-Board Imager(R) accessory, a state-of-the-art imaging device for tracking tumor movements and fine-tuning patient positioning immediately prior to treatment. Since its installation in 2005, the On-Board Imager has become a fundamental part of the center's radiotherapy treatments for cancer patients.

Julie Massey, head of radiotherapy, adds, 'We're proud of our clinical use of the On-Board Imager and the RPM(TM) Gating system and this gives us an opportunity to share this experience with our multi-disciplinary European colleagues. This recognises our achievements in establishing IGRT techniques within a routine clinical setting at Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology. We're delighted to work closely with Varian and to be able to offer this school to such a wide geographical area."

The schools will be run four times a year and will be
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