Varian Medical Systems Delivers 2000th Eclipse Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System to Vanderbilt University
June 18, 2004
PALO ALTO, Calif. June 18, 2004The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center of Nashville, Tennessee, has taken delivery of Varian Medical Systems’ 2000th Eclipse™ treatment planning program for the most advanced forms of radiotherapy.
“We’re pleased that over 2000 institutions have chosen Eclipse for planning how to deliver radiation in a way that maximizes tumor eradication and minimizes the exposure of healthy normal tissues. Eclipse is one of the most powerful tools available to help them do that,” said Jeff Amacker, business manager for treatment planning systems at Varian.
Since its introduction in September 2001, Varian’s Eclipse program has quickly become the market leading high-performance Windows-based treatment planning system for cancer radiotherapy.Eclipse is a powerful 3D treatment planning and virtual simulation software package that was designed to significantly speed up treatment planning by automating many time consuming functions.