RaySearch Celebrates 100 Clinics Worldwide Using RayStation® for Ion Treatment Planning

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RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) announced today that their treatment planning system, RayStation®, has surpassed 100 clinics worldwide using the software for ion treatment planning. The latest addition to their impressive user base is Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, USA.

First-Ever Customer WPE in Essen, Germany, was the first-ever customer for RayStation, having bought it for its proton clinic in 2009. RayStation is the only treatment planning system that supports a wide range of treatment techniques and delivery systems as it does. The software has gained worldwide recognition as the market leader in ion therapy planning software.

User Base Currently, 47 sites are using RayStation with a delivery system from IBA, 12 sites with Hitachi/Mitsubishi, 9 with Varian, 11 with Mevion, 3 with Sumitomo, 3 with Toshiba, and 11 sites combining RayStation with other delivery systems. In addition, RayStation has 10 centers using carbon and/or helium beams.

Newest Addition Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, USA, is expanding and scheduled to open its new campus, Speros FL, in 2025. The proton therapy clinic will open the following year. However, the center will start training, protocol development, and research right away.

RaySearch Founder and CEO, Johan Löf, expressed his excitement, saying, “This is an important milestone for RaySearch. We have put a lot of effort into developing the by far most advanced treatment planning system for ion treatments, including support for all available machines. Today, we see that our efforts have paid off, and that we have about 80 per cent of the global market.”

In Conclusion RayStation’s 100th clinic milestone signifies a significant breakthrough in cancer treatment technology. It highlights the importance of ion treatment planning and the recognition of RaySearch’s innovative approach in developing an advanced system. RaySearch continues to lead the way in ion therapy planning software, with new functionality releases, such as robust optimization and a super-fast Monte Carlo dose engine, which can perform the final dose computation in less than 5 seconds.

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