Columbia University Hospital – New York City extends clinical partnership with RaySearch

| Source: RaySearch Laboratories AB
RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ.) announces that the Radiation Therapy
Department at Columbia University Hospital recently has added several
RayStation® licenses and the required hardware to support a distributed network
environment and adaptive radiation therapy on their Varian and Siemens linear

The combined technologies of deformable registration, dose accumulation and
adaptive therapy are now available to the planning team which will allow them to
commence using advanced planning solutions that focus on treating cancer in a
more dynamic way.

Hansen Chen, Director of Technology Development and Systems Integration will be
working towards an early 2014 implementation of adaptive therapy, using
RayStation® to examine the progress of prescribed treatments over time,
correcting delivery as needed to assure that the treatment as originally planned
is successfully completed. Hansen Chen comments: “We need efficient tools like
RayStation® to help us with the clinical workflow when it comes to technologies
like adaptive therapy. To actually apply this type of treatment monitoring and
correction takes a great deal of effort and resource planning. If done
correctly, we can improve patient care without losing efficiency or increasing

“We are looking forward to working with Hansen and his organization in advancing
these technologies. It is important for us to have customers who want to apply
the most advanced planning techniques in their clinics. This helps everyone
because their input and practical application helps us make our solutions even
better”, says Marc Mlyn, President of RaySearch Americas.

Johan Löf, CEO of RaySearch, adds: “We see adaptive therapy as the next big step
in radiation therapy and have worked very hard for several years to create a
state-of the-art treatment planning solution with full support for adaptive
therapy. The clinical implementation at Columbia is an important step in the
development of this new field that will grow in importance immensely over the
next few years.”

About the Hospital
Columbia-Cornell University Hospital is one of the largest, most comprehensive
hospitals in the nation, with more than 2,600 beds across six campuses, and one
of the foremost academic medical centers in the world. With its two Ivy League
medical school affiliates, Columbia University College of Physicians and
Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, the Hospital is committed to
pursuing clinical excellence, engaging in groundbreaking biomedical research,
offering outstanding medical education, and providing prevention and wellness
services to the community. The hospital ranks #1 in New York and among the top
seven in the U.S. out of nearly 5,000 hospitals evaluated by U.S. News & World
Report for its 2013-14 Best Hospitals rankings. It is one of only 18 hospitals
listed on U.S. News’ prestigious Honor Roll.

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

About RaySearch
RaySearch Laboratories is a medical technology company that develops advanced
software solutions for improved radiation therapy of cancer. RaySearch’s
products are mainly sold through license agreements with leading partners such
as Philips, Nucletron, IBA, Varian, Accuray and Brainlab. To date, 15 products
have been launched through partners and RaySearch’s software is used at over
2,000 clinics in more than 30 countries. In addition, RaySearch offers the
proprietary treatment planning system RayStation® directly to clinics. RaySearch
was founded in 2000 as a spin-off from Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and
the company is listed in the Small 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
Telephone: +46 (0)8-545 061 30