-- New methods for managing motion during treatment delivery, including
real-time imaging, as well as a method that utilizes the Calypso(R) 4D
Localization System to monitor and adjust for tumor motion during
Users' Meeting and Emerging Technologies Symposium
Varian is also sponsoring two events during the meeting:
1) Users' Meeting on Saturday, September 20, from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, with presentations about:
-- Early adopters' clinical experience with RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy technology
-- The use of multimodality imaging to optimize treatment plans for difficult cases
-- Using the ARIA(TM) oncology information system to achieve a paperless environment
-- Pairing HDR brachytherapy with IMRT to treat prostate cancer Managing cancer survivorship.
2) Emerging Technologies Symposium, Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. Speakers include:
-- Ben Slotman, MD, PhD, of Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre of Amsterdam, a member of Varian's RapidArc Council, who will talk about his experience during the product evaluation phase, and then his experience using RapidArc to treat a wide range of cancer types.
-- Benjamin Movsas, MD, chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, will then talk about advances in image-guided radiosurgery using the Novalis Tx(TM) platform from Varian and BrainLAB.
ABOUT VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California, is the world's
leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer
and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton
therapy, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for
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