Varian Medical Systems Schedules Second Quarter FY2005 News Release And Conference Call

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems announced today that it will report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2005 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, April 27, 2005. The news release will be followed by a teleconference available to all interested parties at 2:00 p.m. PT.

The Varian Medical Systems quarterly results may be accessed on April 27, 2005 via:

News Release: Contact Anne Rambo via phone at 650-424-5834 or via e-mail at to have a copy of the news release faxed, or visit the Varian website at Internet Simulcast: Teleconference: Domestic dial 1-888-396-2384 and enter confirmation code 80940593 prior to the start of the call at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET. International dial 1-617-847-8711 and enter confirmation code 80940593 prior to the start of the call at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET. *Note: If the number of lines allocated to the call are exhausted, the webcast or replay should be utilized. Replay: The teleconference will be rebroadcast until 8:00 p.m., ET, Friday, April 29, 2005 and can be accessed by: -- Domestic: 1-888-286-8010 and entering access code 78489539 -- International: 1-617-801-6888 and entering access code 78489539 -- Clicking on the “Quarterly Conference Call” icon on the company’s website.

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Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California is the world’s leading supplier of equipment and software for treating cancer. The company is also a premier supplier of components including X-ray tubes and flat-panel detectors for medical, scientific, and industrial imaging. Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 3,280 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America and Europe and in its 55 sales and support offices around the world. In its most recent fiscal year ended October 1, 2004, Varian Medical Systems reported sales of $1.2 billion. For more information, visit

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Spencer Sias (650) 424-5782 Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

CONTACT: Spencer Sias, Vice President, Corporate Communications andInvestor Relations of Varian Medical Systems, +1-650-424-5782