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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

enues from sales and service of its products.  Calypso currently has an installed base of more than 110 systems in North America and Europe.  The tracking system has been used in the treatment of an estimated 10,000 patients for cancer of the prostate.  

It is expected that the Calypso business will be integrated into Varian's Oncology Systems segment and will continue to operate in Seattle.  Including transaction and integration costs, Varian anticipates that the Calypso acquisition will be slightly dilutive to earnings per diluted share in fiscal year 2012.  The acquisition includes Calypso's intellectual property portfolio with some 90 current or pending patents.

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, 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 5,700 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 or follow us on Twitter.

About Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc.
Calypso Medical is a privately held medical device company headquartered in Seattle. Its proprietary   tumor localization system is designed for body-wide cancers commonly treated with radiation. Utilizing miniaturized, non-ionizing implanted d
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