Navigation Links
Varian Medical Systems Signs Agreement to Acquire Calypso Medical Technologies; Acquisition Adds Products for Tracking Tumor Motion During Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy
Date:9/19/2011

PALO ALTO, Calif., and SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) and Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc., today announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Varian will acquire Calypso, a privately-owned, Seattle-based developer and supplier of specialized products and software for real-time tumor tracking and motion management during radiosurgery and radiotherapy.  The acquisition, which is anticipated to close in early October subject to the satisfaction of certain closing conditions, provides that Varian will pay approximately $10 million for Calypso plus potential earnouts based on unit sales of Calypso products achieved beyond thresholds over the next 30 months.

"With Calypso's technology, Varian will be able to offer cancer treatment centers real-time, non-ionizing tumor tracking tools for enhancing the precision of their treatments," said Timothy E. Guertin, president and CEO of Varian Medical Systems.   "These products are a perfect complement for Varian's motion management technology, including our TrueBeam™ platform, respiratory gating and dynamic imaging tools for highly focused radiosurgery.  These products should enhance Varian's growth as we integrate them and make them more broadly available to the clinical community through our global marketing and sales channels."

The Calypso® System features GPS for the Body® technology and Beacon® electromagnetic transponders that together currently provide a solution to continuously and accurately track target location to improve precision of prostate cancer treatments.  The transponders are implanted into the prostate or prostatic bed and then tracked with the 4D localization and tracking system so that beams can be precisely delivered to targeted tumors during radiotherapy and radiosurgery with medical linear acc
'/>"/>

SOURCE Varian Medical Systems
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. First Patient Enrolled in Europe in Ovature Phase III Ovarian Cancer Trial
2. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Reports Preliminary SNS-595 Activity in Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trial at AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference
3. Clinical Studies of OvaRex in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Fail to Meet Primary Endpoint
4. Northwest Biotherapeutics Conducting Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trial With DCVax(R)-L at University of Pennsylvania
5. EntreMed Commences Phase 2 Study With MKC-1 in Ovarian/Endometrial Cancers
6. BioNumerik Commences Global Phase III Ovarian Cancer Trial on Novel Anticancer Drug Candidate Known as Karenitecin(R)
7. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Interim Data for SNS-595 Single-Agent Activity in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer
8. Vermillions Biomarkers Prove Beneficial in Identifying Women With Ovarian Cancer and Detecting Early-Stage Disease
9. BSI-201 Demonstrates Significant Tumor Growth Inhibition and Increased Survival Rates in Preclinical Ovarian Cancer Studies
10. BiPar Sciences Expands Phase 2 Clinical Trials of BSI-201, a Novel DNA Repair Inhibitor, in Ovarian Cancer
11. Join NPRs David Ewing Duncan, Author Jessica Queller and a Panel of Medical and Legal Experts in a 90-Minute Webcast on Genetic Testing, Genomic Medicine and Breast & Ovarian Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... IRVINE, Calif. , Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... business and government, where regulations are often strict ... environment is driving a demand for professionals who ... interpret these regulations across a product lifecycle and ... organization. The University of California, Irvine Extension ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... FLINT, Mich. , Aug. 31, 2015  Diplomat Pharmacy, ... pharmacy, has announced that Phil Hagerman , Chairman & ... four upcoming investor conferences. Mr. Hagerman and ... 2015 Healthcare Conference in Boston on ... Mr. Hagerman and Mr. Whelan are also scheduled to participate ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... , Aug. 31, 2015  Qualcomm Incorporated ... subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., is collaborating ... chronic care management solutions powered by Qualcomm Life,s ... Platform to enable continuous care, informed interventions and ... announced at Qualcomm Life,s annual Connect 2015 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:UC Irvine Extension Launches New Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Certificate Program 2UC Irvine Extension Launches New Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Certificate Program 3Diplomat to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 2Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 3Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 4Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 5
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Global Injectable Drug Delivery Market (2010 - 2015) ... KEY TAKE AWAYS * To ... its various sub-segments with respect to types of systems, ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report ... European Markets for Minimally Invasive Spinal Devices ... The European minimally invasive spinal implant ... Rapid growth of the MIS interbody and MIS ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Injectable Drug Delivery Market (2010 - 2015) 2Reportlinker Adds Global Injectable Drug Delivery Market (2010 - 2015) 3Reportlinker Adds European Markets for Minimally Invasive Spinal Devices 2011 2
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... ... September is Baby Safety Month, and Lightning Labels wants to ... ones' safety top of mind at all times. , Sponsored by the Juvenile Products ... JPMA's Baby Safety Zone website, this year's theme is A Room with A Safe ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... The ... Systems, has become a leader in podiatric, surgical and wound care ... Superwounds Conferences place top national speakers at the podium and across the table ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... the release of ten hours of new premium on-demand video Evidence Based ... , Athletic Trainers certified before 2014 must complete 50 CEUs before December 31, ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... to eliminate chronic back pain – once required a long, arduous recovery. However, ... hospital stay, less pain, less blood loss and minimal muscle damage. These advantages ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Sculpted Contours Luxury Medical Aesthetics proudly announces that Kathy ... by Modern Luxury’s The Atlantan Magazine. , This award for the Sculpted ... Her idea and vision to bring to Atlanta a true luxury experience in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lightning Labels Can Help Make A Difference This Baby Safety Month 2Health News:Lightning Labels Can Help Make A Difference This Baby Safety Month 3Health News:PRESENT e-Learning Systems Announces their 2016 Podiatry and Wound Care Medical Education Conference Schedule 2Health News:Evidence Based Practice Courses: CEUs For Athletic Trainers Just Released 2Health News:Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusions Squash Back Pain without Arduous Recovery 2Health News:Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusions Squash Back Pain without Arduous Recovery 3Health News:Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusions Squash Back Pain without Arduous Recovery 4Health News:Sculpted Contours Owner Selected One of Atlanta's Women of Power and Influence by Modern Luxury's The Atlantan Magazine 2Health News:Sculpted Contours Owner Selected One of Atlanta's Women of Power and Influence by Modern Luxury's The Atlantan Magazine 3
... may have a way to make the powerful cancer drug ... some cancers. The chemotherapeutic agent used in combination with other ... or failure in about 30 percent of users, although the ... to protect the kidneys is advise patients to drink more ...
... News) -- A man,s heart disease risk after the age of ... body size and placenta size when he was born, a new ... lifetime nutrition and the early growth of her child," study lead ... University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, said in a news ...
... study published in the journal Clinical Cardiology ... resynchronization therapy (CRT) improves patients, libido, erectile dysfunction, and ... complex clinical syndrome characterized by fatigue and exercise intolerance. ... CRT, which is a type of pacemaker that paces ...
... Physicians can help their patients follow prescribed ... chronic disease management by using a three-pronged ... the University of California, Riverside, Texas State University-San ... The Information-Motivation-Strategy (IMS) Model developed after ...
... at the University of Southern California have pinned down ... survival trait: our ability to comprehend a sceneeven one ... The key is to process the interacting objects ... according to corresponding author Irving Biederman, professor of psychology ...
... hurdles in obtaining an appointment for care with an ... of Medicine at the University of Pennnsylvania that will ... meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology (Abstract #6128). ... an appointment, with just 22 percent of them obtaining ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cause and potential treatment found for cancer drug's kidney toxicity 2Health News:Male Heart Disease May Be Linked to Mom's Lifetime Nutrition 2Health News:Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence 2Health News:Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence 3Health News:USC study locates the source of key brain function 2Health News:Two-thirds of newly diagnosed cancer patients unable to obtain oncology appointments 2
The Equator Convective Warmer incorporates LEVEL 1's unique, patented, temperature control technology to ensure delivery of the desired therapy to the patient....
The QuickVue Advance® G. vaginalis test is an enzyme activity test for use in the detection of Gardnerella vaginalis Proline IminoPeptidase(PIP) activity in vaginal fluid specimens from women su...
The Micro-Temp® II safely and consistently delivers a therapeutic level of localized heat using a pump, connecting hose and localized temperature therapy pad....
The Osom® Bvblue Test detects elevated vaginal fluid sialidase activity, an enzyme produced by bacterial pathogens associated with Bacterial Vaginosis including Gardnerella, Bacteroides, Prevote...
Medicine Products: