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Varian settles patent beef with Pitt for $35M

April 11, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Varian Medical Systems agrees to pay about $35 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought by the University of Pittsburgh, after a federal appeals court overturns a portion of its $100 million loss to Pitt.

Varian settles patent beef with Pitt for $35M

Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said it settled its patent infringement beef with the University of Pittsburgh for $35 million, after a federal appeals court overturned a portion of the $100 million award Pitt won in 2012.

Cancer: RefleXion Medical raises $11.6M to 'make radiotherapy personal'

April 4, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

RefleXion Medical secures an $11.6 million Series A funding round in support of its cancer-targeting bio-guided radiation therapy system.

RefleXion Medical lands $11.6M Series A for radiation therapy system

California-based medtech group RefleXion Medical touted an $11.6 million Series A fundraising round, hoping to use the new funds to expand research & development efforts for its guided radiation therapy technology.

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Halt Medical raises $92.8M ahead of U.S. launch of uterine fibroid treatment

April 3, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Halt Medical has big plans for its Acessa System for treating uterine fibroids, having raised nearly $93 million in efforts to restructure debt and fund its commercial efforts.

Halt Medical raises $92.8M ahead of commercial launch of uterine fibroid treatment

California women's health company Halt Medical is raising capital ahead of a major commercial bid for its Acessa radiofrequency-based uterine fibroid treatment.

AMIC looks to down-classify brachytherapy's FDA status

February 24, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Advanced Medical Isotope Corp. considers pursuing regulatory down-classification for its brachytherapy cancer product.

AMIC aims to shift brachytherapy to lower-risk FDA status

Washington-based Advanced Medical Isotope Corp. is evaluating its options for U.S. market approval of its proprietary brachytherapy cancer product, the company announced.

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Accuray notches win in trade secrets row with former supplier

February 11, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Radiosurgery systems maker Accuray lands summary judgment in trade secrets lawsuit filed by former supplier Rotary Systems.

Accuray notches win in trade secrets row with former supplier

California medtech maker Accuray (NSDQ:ARAY) tallied a win in a trade secrets lawsuit filed by a former supplier, announcing that a Minnesota court awarded summary judgment against Rotary Systems.

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Varian misses analysts' estimates but is on track for 2014

February 7, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Radiosurgery systems maker Varian affirms its 2014 outlook with 5% year-over-year growth in Q1, even as per-share earnings fall short of expectations.

Varian is on track for 2014 with healthy growth in Q1

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) started its fiscal year with moderate growth and a reaffirmed outlook on 2014, but per-share earnings fall short of analysts' projections.

Accuray soars on Street-beating Q2 and increased guidance

January 31, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Accuray slashes Q2 losses and ups its earnings expectations for the year, prompting a 13% boost from Wall Street.

Accuray soars on Street-beating Q2 and increased guidance

California radiation oncology systems maker Accuray (NSDQ:ARAY) scored major Wall Street points with its 2nd quarter financial report, with shares soaring on news of lowered losses and increased guidance for the year.

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