Spinal Cancer

Everything we do at Varian is motivated by a desire to make a difference in the lives of patients. For a first-hand perspective about the patient experience in radiotherapy or radiosurgery treatment, we invite you to read and watch our patient stories. These patients have shared with us what it was like after they were diagnosed and then treated using powerful technology from Varian.

Karen Fry

Spinal Cancer Patient Finds New Hope with Advanced Varian Technology

By the end of 1994, Karen Fry believed that she had fought and won her battle against breast cancer. Over the next 14 years, she maintained an active lifestyle and enjoyed generally good health. But in October 2008, a chronic pain in her back began...


Tillie Magana

Five Tumors Disappear with Radiation Therapy

Tillie did her research and went to a few different doctors before deciding that radiation therapy was the best option for her treatment. Having been through an intense surgery for a spinal tumor once before, she was naturally anxious about going through another procedure...