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December 14, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Two former employees of Varian Medical Systems Inc. defamed the company and its executives on Web sites and message boards and must pay damages of $425,000, a jury said. Varian sued Mary Day and Michelangelo Delfino in Santa Clara County Superior Court in 1999, accusing them of damaging the reputation of the company and its executives by posting false statements on their Web sites. Day and Delfino must pay the damages to Varian Medical, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Inc. and company officials.
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December 14, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Two former employees of Varian Medical Systems Inc. defamed the company and its executives on Web sites and message boards and must pay damages of $425,000, a jury said. Varian sued Mary Day and Michelangelo Delfino in Santa Clara County Superior Court in 1999, accusing them of damaging the reputation of the company and its executives by posting false statements on their Web sites. Day and Delfino must pay the damages to Varian Medical, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Inc. and company officials.
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November 7, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Varian Medical Systems Inc. said it will abandon its planned $135-million purchase of Impac Medical Systems Inc. after the Justice Department said the acquisition would stifle competition for cancer-treatment technology. Palo Alto-based Varian, the world's biggest maker of radiation machines for cancer treatment, controls 60% of the market.
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November 7, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Varian Medical Systems Inc. said it will abandon its planned $135-million purchase of Impac Medical Systems Inc. after the Justice Department said the acquisition would stifle competition for cancer-treatment technology. Palo Alto-based Varian, the world's biggest maker of radiation machines for cancer treatment, controls 60% of the market.
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August 28, 2013 | By Chad Terhune
As hospitals race to offer the latest in high-tech care, a major California health insurer is pushing back and refusing to pay for some of the more expensive and controversial cancer treatments. Blue Shield of California is taking on this high-cost radiation treatment just as Scripps Health in San Diego prepares to open a gleaming, $230-million proton beam therapy center this fall, only the second one in California and the 12th nationwide. This week, Blue Shield began notifying doctors statewide of its new policy for early-stage prostate cancer patients, effective in October.
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April 20, 2011 | By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times
U.S. corporations have enjoyed a two-year bull run on Wall Street. They are sitting on a record amount of cash and are back to paying bonuses that are the envy of executives around the world. And the icing on the cake for many of them might be just around the corner: a tax cut that has bipartisan support in Congress. As part of their budget plan passed last week, House Republicans want to cut the corporate tax rate to 25% from 35%. The Obama administration and many Democrats also are looking to slice the current rate, but not as much.
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