Technology | Treatment Planning | December 19, 2017

RaySearch Releases RayStation 7 Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System

New release includes support for upcoming RayCare oncology information system integration and Mevion Hyperscan proton therapy technology

RaySearch Releases RayStation 7 Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System

December 19, 2017 — RayStation 7, the latest release of RaySearch’s radiation therapy treatment planning system, adds new functionality and a wide range of improvements. Significant additions include support for Hyperscan technology from Mevion Medical Systems, and integration with RayCare, the next-generation oncology information system (OIS) shortly to be launched by RaySearch.

The functionality additions in the new release are intended to unify treatment planning for as many systems as possible, eliminating the complications and additional steps that arise from using multiple software systems. This release also contains several enhancements to existing functionality that will contribute to improved workflows and planning efficiency.

RayStation 7 contains some significant new features for proton therapy treatment planning. A key inclusion is support for Mevion’s Hyperscan pencil beam scanning (PBS) technology. In addition, RayStation now supports uniform scanning for proton therapy systems from Mitsubishi Electric. Other proton therapy improvements include snout rotation for passive proton techniques and MLC collimation for PBS and passive techniques.

Further key refinements to RayStation functionality include the addition of robust constraints in MCO, simulated organ motion for robust optimization and evaluation, multi-atlas-based segmentation and conformal arc planning for photons.

Later this December, RaySearch will launch the new RayCare OIS, which will integrate fully with RayStation. The new RayStation 7 release includes functionality to ensure a seamless experience for users of the combined systems.

For more information: www.raysearchlabs.com

Related Content

MERCK and RefleXion Medical announced a collaboration to evaluate KETRUDA (immunotherapy) with biology-guided radiotherapy - BgRT -  a new radiation machine developed to treat all stages of cancer.

MERCK and RefleXion Medical announced a collaboration to evaluate KETRUDA (immunotherapy) with biology-guided radiotherapy - BgRT -  a new radiation machine developed to treat all stages of cancer.

 

News | Radiation Therapy | June 01, 2020
June 1, 2020 — RefleXion Medical, a therape
Technology becomes a state-of-the-art tool when it gets exposed to a structure that constantly tests it and allows it to evolve.

Technology becomes a state-of-the-art tool when it gets exposed to a structure that constantly tests it and allows it to evolve. Getty Images

Feature | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | May 27, 2020 | By Reshu Gupta
In the history of medicine, researchers have found cures for many diseases, but cancer has been elusive.
Miami Cancer Institute’s Proton Therapy Center is the first in South Florida and the region’s top destination for this leading-edge treatment. Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy that uses pencil beam scanning (PBS) technology.

Miami Cancer Institute’s Proton Therapy Center is the first in South Florida and the region’s top destination for this leading-edge treatment. Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy that uses pencil beam scanning (PBS) technology.

Feature | Proton Therapy | May 27, 2020 | By Minesh Mehta, M.D.
Radiation therapy has advanced significantly in the last few decades as a result of a continued technological revolut
The global radiation therapy market is expected to reach $10.11 billion in 2024, witnessing growth at a CAGR of 3.38%, over the period 2020-2024.
News | Proton Therapy | May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020 — ResearchAndMarkets.com has released its latest report, the ...
An innovative radiation treatment that could one day be a valuable addition to conventional radiation therapy for inoperable brain and spinal tumors is a step closer, thanks to new research led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers at the Canadian Light Source (CLS).

USask PhD bio-medical engineering student Farley Chicilo at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron at University of Saskatchewan. Photo courtesy of Canadian Light Source, University of Saskatchewan

News | Radiation Therapy | May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020 — An innovative radiation treatment t
Medical University of South Carolina researchers have developed and validated prediction tools, known as nomograms, that could be used to help prevent delays in the initiation of radiotherapy after surgery for head and neck cancer

 

Evan Graboyes, M.D., and his team believe their nomogram tools will improve survival rates for head and neck cancer patients. Photo courtesy of MUSC Hollings Cancer Center

 

News | Radiation Oncology | May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020 — More than 65,000 Americans are diagnosed annually with head and neck cancer, which most often occurs i
Due to ongoing health concerns related to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as global travel restrictions, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has decided to evolve the Joint AAPM/COMP (Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists) Meeting content into a virtual (completely online) meeting in place of the in-person meeting originally scheduled for July 12-16, 2020, in Vancouver, BC.
News | AAPM | May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020 — Due to ongoing health concerns related to the spread of the Coronavirus (...
Figure 1: CT image of lesions in different planes

Figure 1: CT image of lesions in different planes.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Oncology | April 30, 2020 | By Christopher Bowen, M.S., DABR