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Varian Medical Wins Shonin Approval for Cancer Treatment Device

Nov. 21, 2017

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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