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Non-Invasive Radiosurgery with Novalis Tx(TM) Platform Rolling Out Worldwide
Date:9/22/2008

Powerful technology from Varian Medical Systems and BrainLAB enabling non-invasive treatment of cancer and disorders of the central nervous

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PALO ALTO, Calif., and WESTCHESTER, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors around the globe are turning more and more to the use of stereotactic body radiosurgery (SBRT) for the treatment of cancer and other conditions. Using the Novalis Tx platform from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and BrainLAB, doctors are performing image-guided radiosurgery to treat tumors of the brain, spine, lung, and liver, without a single incision in the patient. This advanced technology is on display this week at both the 50th annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology in Boston, and at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2008 meeting in Orlando, Florida.

"Novalis Tx is a very versatile machine that will facilitate image-guided treatment for a variety of body sites," says Naren Ramakrishna, MD, PhD, Chief, CNS (Central Nervous System) radiation oncology, Brigham and Women's/Dana Farber. "Combining the advanced technologies for imaging, treatment planning, and treatment delivery from both companies, it offers clinicians a fast, versatile, highly precise radiosurgery device for image-guided treatments of the brain or body."

Novalis Tx enables doctors to deliver fast radiosurgery treatments for a large number of indications, including malignant and benign lesions, brain metastases, arteriovenous malformations, and functional lesions. Designed for fast, precise, noninvasive radiosurgical procedures, the Novalis Tx has been adopted by leading academic institutions, regional medical centers, and community hospital
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