An Introduction to Adaptive Radiotherapy using IMPT

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Adaptive radiotherapy describes the process by which a patient’s treatment plan can be changed or “adapted” as necessary during the course of their treatment. This can mitigate changes in the patient’s anatomy due to events like weight loss, tumor motion ...

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Introducing OncoPeer—a cloud-based resource for sharing clinical information

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OncoPeer™ is a cloud-based interactive resource for oncology professionals intended to help improve the efficiency, quality, and consistency of care in cancer clinics. Varian customers can access OncoPeer any time to exchange knowledge and experience with...

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Winter 2016 issue of Spot ON

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Welcome to the Winter 2016 issue of Spot ON, a quarterly e-newsletter from Varian Medical Systems' Particle Therapy group.

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UNITY: Enhancing Our Ability to Serve and Delight Customers

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A "Point of View" article by Kolleen Kennedy, President of Varian Oncology Systems. "We know that oncology today is practiced in the context of ever-changing global healthcare trends, from evidence-based medicine to healthcare cost-containment initiative...

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The Many Sides of Velocity: Four Centers Leverage Data in the Fight Against Cancer

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Clinical decision support, operational efficiency, collaboration, and more from a software solution that unifies patient imaging and treatment information acquired at different times from different systems to provide a comprehensive view of the patient's ...

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Patient Safety: A Way of Life

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Every patient placed on the treatment table trusts that radiation delivery is safe. Delivering on that trust takes discipline and a deep-rooted culture of safety. Varian customers are using the capabilities afforded by Varian treatment delivery systems to...

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Securing Data in an Age of Breaches

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What do Target, Albertsons, JP Morgan Chase, Anthem, Blue Cross, Sony Pictures, and the U.S. government have in common? All have been victims of serious data breaches that have enabled hackers to obtain confidential information from computer systems that ...

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Improving Cancer Patients’ Access to Care Around the World

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One way that Varian seeks to bridge the gap between skill levels and knowledge in well-equipped countries and those in developing nations is to provide a broad range of education services. Varian's ambitious Access to Care program has undertaken projects ...

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Edging Out Cancer

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In February 2014, the first patients were treated on the Varian Edge™ radiosurgery system at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU) in Lisbon, Portugal. Since then, Edge systems worldwide have delivered more than 1,000 patient treatments and more t...

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