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Novel MR-guided radiation therapy platform highlighted at ASTRO meeting
Date:9/26/2013

ation of the tumor and normal tissues at the time of treatment opens many possibilities." The Princess Margaret team is planning to explore the system's use in the treatment of prostate, gynecological, and liver cancers, he said.

IMRIS and Varian are co-developing the MR-guided radiation therapy system that combines IMRIS's proprietary MR imaging technology with Varian's TrueBeam system to enable the use of MR imaging during radiotherapy treatments for cancer.  The two companies are collaborating with the team at The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and UHN's Techna Institute in Toronto to develop the system, which is not cleared for sale in any jurisdiction at this time.

About IMRIS
IMRIS (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) is a global leader in providing image guided therapy solutions through its VISIUS Surgical Theatre – a revolutionary, multifunctional surgical environment that provides unmatched intraoperative vision to clinicians to assist in decision making and enhance precision in treatment. The multi-room suites incorporate diagnostic quality high-field MR, CT and angio modalities accessed effortlessly in the operating room setting. VISIUS Surgical Theatres serve the neurosurgical, spinal, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular markets and have been selected by 54 leading medical institutions around the world.

For further information, please contact:
Kelly McNeill
Chief Financial Officer
IMRIS Inc.
Tel: 763-203-6304
Email: kmcneill@imris.com

About Varian Medical Systems
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devic
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