Category Archives: Varian

Varian Further Expands Access to Care in Africa to Address Growing Cancer Burden

PALO ALTO, California, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the World Health Organization, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed per year in Africa is expected to grow from over 1 million in 2018 to over 2.1 million in 2040. Continuing its program of expanding access to advanced cancer treatments in Africa to help address this […]

Varian Establishes Direct Operation in Kenya

PALO ALTO, California and NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At a grand opening ceremony attended by local dignitaries (H.E. Governor Prof. Anyan’g Nyong’o – Governor of Kisumu County, Vice Chairman – CoG Health Committee; Hon. Dr. Swarup Mishra Kiprop Arap Chelulei – MP – Kesses, Group Chairman, Founder Mediheal Hospitals, Vice Chairman – […]

South Africa Hospital Delivers HDR Brachytherapy Cancer Treatments with Varian Bravos Afterloader System

PALO ALTO, California and CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Varian (NYSE: VAR) announced Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa is the first hospital in Africa to deliver High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy treatments with the Bravos™ afterloader system. Bravos is an integrated system designed to improve the patient and clinic experience […]

First Varian Halcyon Treatments in Kenya Begin at Nairobi West Hospital

PALO ALTO, California and NAIROBI, Kenya, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced that The Nairobi West Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya is the first clinic in the country and in West, Central, and East Africa to begin treating cancer patients using the Halcyon™ radiotherapy system. The Halcyon system simplifies and enhances virtually every […]

Varian Opens Office in South Africa to Support Regional Growth

PALO ALTO, California, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At a grand opening ceremony held March 8th, the Varian office in Hertford Office Park, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa was officially inaugurated. Prior to the opening of the permanent location, a provisional office was utilized over the past two years. Varian’s new facility is fully equipped with a […]

Varian-equipped NSIA-LUTH Cancer Treatment Centre in Nigeria Commissioned

PALO ALTO, California and IDI-ARABA, LAGOS, Nigeria, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At a ceremony in Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria, Varian (NYSE: VAR) joined H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and other dignitaries to commission the NSIA-LUTH Cancer Treatment Centre. Sharing a common mission with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and […]