By staff writers

January 18, 2012 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems said that BGS Global Hospitals in Bangalore, India, has begun radiotherapy treatments using Varian's first clinical TrueBeam STx medical linear accelerator in Asia.

Doctors at the BGS Global Cancer Institute used the system to provide whole-brain radiotherapy to a 57-year-old woman with a brain metastasis. The patient will also receive stereotactic radiosurgical boosts to the lesion, Varian said.

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