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Prestigious London Hospital Enters Long-Term Agreement with Varian Medical Systems
Date:10/30/2007

The London Clinic Set to Be First in UK to Offer RapidArc(TM) and

Trilogy(R) Treatments

LONDON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The London Clinic is set to be the first UK hospital to offer cancer patients advanced RapidArc(TM) treatments as part of a long-term collaboration with Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The London Clinic, one of the UK's most established independent hospitals, will also be the first in the UK to acquire an advanced Trilogy(R) all-in-one linear accelerator.

As part of a 70 million pounds Sterling investment to mark its 75th anniversary, The London Clinic will introduce the radiotherapy services to its patients for the first time when its new state-of-the-art cancer treatment centre is opened in 2009.

As well as the Trilogy accelerator, the hospital has also acquired a second treatment machine -- a Varian Clinac(R) iX linear accelerator -- as well as a full suite of Eclipse(TM) treatment planning software.

Malcolm Miller, Chief Executive of The London Clinic, says: "This latest investment further highlights The London Clinic's long-term commitment to improving cancer care. This new technology will be core to the service offering in our new dedicated cancer treatment centre and will ensure we can provide our cancer patients with the most advanced radiotherapy treatments available.

"Following comprehensive clinical and technical evaluations, we are confident Varian Medical Systems is ideally suited to meet the needs of The London Clinic and our patients."

"As the first hospital in the UK to introduce RapidArc treatments on Trilogy, we will be able to carry out highly conformal 4D image guided radiotherapy that can be delivered
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