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Varian expands HDR (high dose rate) brachytherapy with MDS deal

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Varian Medical Systems is to buy MDS Nordion's high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy business for around $11m in cash. When combined with its own products, the deal will give Varian the broadest range of delivery systems and applicators for HDR brachytherapy, Palo Alto, California-based Varian says. It will also boost its presence in international markets, especially Europe.

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