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New Brachytherapy Applicator for Endometrial Cancer Patients Introduced at ABS 2011 by Varian Medical Systems
Date:4/14/2011

anning capabilities for HDR (high-dose rate) vaginal brachytherapy.  "We expect that the result will be to significantly improve dose distribution by allowing us to reduce the exposure of the rectum and bladder," he says. "This feature combined with its design aimed at improving ease of use and patient comfort enhances the current methods for this type of treatment. From our clinical observations, the patients tolerate the treatment very well."

Brachytherapy involves treating cancer by temporarily placing radioactive sources within or adjacent to tumors. About half of all US endometrial cancer patients receive HDR (high dose rate) brachytherapy as the standard of care post-hysterectomy. Endometrial cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer and the majority of women require a hysterectomy as part of their treatment.  

Editorial contact: Neil Madle, Varian Medical Systems, +44 7786 526068

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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 managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo screening and industrial inspection. Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 5,400 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and approximately 70 sales and support offices around the world. For more information, visit http://www.varian.com.


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