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Varian Medical Wins Shonin Approval for Cancer Treatment Device

Nov. 21, 2017
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Varian Medical Systems has obtained Shonin approval to introduce its cancer treatment device for commercial distribution in Japan.

The system enhances image-guided volumetric intensity modulated radiotherapy and shortens the time from installation to first treatment, the company said.

The device uses a nine-step workflow process compared to the 30-step standard for other technologies.

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