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Varian Medical Systems to Showcase Fast, Precise Brachytherapy Planning System at Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Date:7/14/2010

PHILADELPHIA, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A significantly more accurate* way of calculating the dosimetry of cancer treatments will be spotlighted by Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from July 18th-22nd. Acuros® BV enables clinicians to rapidly calculate patient doses for brachytherapy radiotherapy treatments with an extremely high level of accuracy.

"This is a major step forward in terms of accuracy with timeframes that were previously thought unimaginable," says Sophie Wetherall, Varian BrachyTherapy software product manager. "Acuros BV offers an improvement in dose calculation that will help clinicians make better decisions about dose to their patients and further their knowledge and ability to make treatments even more accurate."

Since its introduction in 2009, clinicians have been researching the dosimetric calculation capabilities of Acuros BV and some leading brachytherapy practitioners and academics will be presenting papers at AAPM on the subject.

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Dr. Dorin Todor, M.D., head of brachytherapy at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, says, "While Monte Carlo software packages have existed for a long time, the tediousness of using them, combined with hours or days of running the algorithms, have made them virtually impractical for use in the clin
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