RaySearch to exhibit the latest news for particle therapy at PTCOG 58

RaySearch to exhibit the latest news for particle therapy at PTCOG 58

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style | June 11, 2019 Health IT Rad Oncology Proton Therapy
STOCKHOLM, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- RaySearch will exhibit at the PTCOG 58 congress in Manchester, UK, during 12-15 June. The latest particle news in the treatment planning system RayStation® and the latest updates in the next generation oncology information system (OIS) RayCare®* will be on show. Attendees are welcome to visit RaySearch at booth #6.

Key proton and particle news in RayStation

RaySearch is a proud world leader in particle therapy planning and workflow software, with well received features in RayStation. RayStation is selected by 52 particle radiotherapy clinics in the world spread over 18 countries, and the number is increasing.


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RayStation's celebrated proton features on display at PTCOG 58 will include our Monte Carlo dose engine for computation and optimization with or without apertures, our pioneering 4D-robust optimization, robust evaluation workspace and interplay evaluation. Proton features in coming releases of RayStation will also be demonstrated, such as support for ocular anatomy modelling and planning.

New in RayStation is the support for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT)*. BNCT planning in RayStation is developed together with Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Neutron Therapeutics, Inc.

Functionalities for carbon ion PBS* planning include fast dose computation on GPU, robust optimization, RBE dose optimization using the local effect model (LEM) and mikrodosimetric kinetic model (MKM), dose tracking and adaptive re-planning tools. These features will also be demonstrated. MKM is a new feature that will be included in the coming release of RayStation 9A*.

RayCare News

RayCare has been in clinical use over a year now and has been the sole OIS at Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Nashville since its opening in July 2018. The development pace is going forward rapidly, and new versions of RayCare and RayStation is now being released twice a year*.

The latest innovations in RayCare will also be on show at PTCOG 58. That includes advanced workflow features and improved task management, such as introducing order management connected to workflows and the integrated planning workflow support for RayStation.

Other features on show will include the built-in PACS system, which supports automation of imaging workflows, and the control room client for radiation therapy treatment management.

Lunch symposium: Advancing Radiation Therapy Through Software Innovation

On Friday 14 June, 11:45-12:45, RaySearch will hold a lunch symposium focusing on advancing radiation therapy through software innovation. Location: Charter 1. Moderator will be Marc Mlyn, President of RaySearch Americas Inc.

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