PALO ALTO, Calif. and SPRINGFIELD, Va. Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ —
Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:
VAR) today announced that CURE Foundation has placed an order
for five Varian TrueBeam™ systems for stereotactic
radiosurgery and radiation therapy.
CURE Foundation, which placed the order in September, plans to
install the TrueBeam systems in existing and new clinics on the
U.S. East Coast during 2011.
CURE Foundation was established in Springfield, VA in 2007 as a
non-profit organization, with a goal to reduce the cost of
healthcare and education and to establish cancer centers around the
“We are excited to partner with Varian, the industry’s leading
provider of hardware and software for radiotherapy and
radiosurgery,” said Krish Suthanthiran, founder of CURE Foundation.
“We are working to establish a global network of cancer
centers that offer patients high quality, affordable care, and
Varian has the technology and products to help us achieve this
“Varian is pleased to support CURE Foundation by supplying
cutting-edge technologies for offering cancer patients
high-precision radiotherapy treatment, along with the company’s
industry-leading software products for treatment planning,” said
Jeffrey Marcus, Varian vice-president for worldwide sales.
“We are excited about supporting CURE’s goals of making
high-quality cancer care more accessible around the world.”
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