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RaySearch Laboratories: Ghent University Hospital chooses RayStation as main treatment planning system

Ghent University Hospital (UZ Gent) has selected RayStation® to
streamline its planning workflow in a multivendor linac setup.

With a capacity of more than 3,000 patients and nearly 6,000
employees, UZ Gent is one of the largest and most specialized
hospitals in Flanders. Its radiation oncology department has a track
record in the development of innovative radiation therapy delivery
techniques. It greatly contributed to the development of IMRT and
currently plays a leading role in clinical and physics research on
dose painting by numbers.

UZ Gent radiation oncology department has a multivendor linac
configuration from Elekta and Varian. The hospital needed treatment
planning software that could easily integrate with their current
systems and streamline their planning workflow. They found what they
were looking for in the RayStation treatment planning software from
RaySearch, which offers high compatibility with all linear
accelerators commercially available. RayStation will be used for all
of the hospital's clinical treatment planning.

Prof. Dr. Yolande Lievens, Chair of the radiation oncology department,
says: "With RayStation, we foresee the advantages of much quicker and
more efficient daily planning that will allow us to choose the
optimal plan for each individual patient. We also appreciate the
openness of RaySearch toward the planning research performed in our
department and the company's enthusiasm in relation to potential

"We are extremely proud to count UZ Gent among our RayStation users.
Their recognized expertise in radiation oncology will be highly
valuable to further demonstrate the treatment planning system's
leading capabilities here in the Benelux region and we look forward
to a fruitful collaboration," says Annelies Zimmermann, Business
Director of RaySearch Benelux.

About RayStation
RayStation integrates all RaySearch's advanced treatment planning
solutions into a flexible treatment planning system. It combines
unique features such as multi-criteria optimization tools with full
support for 4D adaptive radiation therapy. It also includes
functionality such as RaySearch's market-leading algorithms for IMRT
and VMAT optimization and highly accurate dose engines for photon,
electron and proton therapy. The system is built on the latest
software architecture and has a graphical user interface offering
state-of-the-art usability.

About RaySearch
RaySearch Laboratories is a medical technology company that develops
advanced software solutions for improved radiation therapy of cancer.
RaySearch markets the RayStation treatment planning system to clinics
all over the world. In addition, RaySearch's products are distributed
through licensing agreements with leading medical technology
companies. RaySearch's software is used by over 2,600 clinics in more
than 65 countries. RaySearch was founded in 2000 as a spin-off from
the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and the company is listed in
the Mid Cap segment on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

For more information about RaySearch, visit

For further information, please contact:

Johan Löf, President and CEO, RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ)

Telephone: +46 (0)8-510 530 00


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