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14-Year-Old Creates Low-Cost Cancer Detection Platform Combining 3D Printing, Robotics, Computer Programming

Whoever said that kids are the future was pretty smart. Now that 3D printing technology is much more readily available in schools, libraries, and makerspaces, we’re seeing young, innovative minds…

Siemens: 3D Imaging Increases Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 93%

$95 billion company Siemens, the world’s largest Europe-based engineering company, recently revealed that 3D imaging technologies can detect breast cancer and tumors significantly earlier and more efficiently compared to traditional…

A Smartphone App and a 3D Printed Box Show Promise in Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

We live in a culture that’s obsessed with selfies, and many may debate whether that’s a good thing or not, but in the future, selfies may actually save lives. One…

Bold Machines Teams With Milestone-Studio On Project to Reduce Oral Cancer Deaths Via Early Detection

Over the last few weeks we have been covering a deluge on interesting projects that Bold Machines has been a part of. From intricate castles ,to an otherworldly geodesic dome to innovated…

Bioprinting: Ricoh Reveals New DNA Plate for Lung Cancer Genetic Testing

Japanese global technology giant Ricoh and DNA microarray developer DNA Chip Research Laboratories created a DNA standard plate for blood-based genetic testing of lung cancer. Launched exclusively in Japan on…

Researchers Evaluate Comfort and Stability of 3D Printed Applicators for Oral Cancer Therapy

Oral cancer is on the rise around the world, and it’s especially bad in developing countries, such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and India, which don’t have the necessary medical infrastructure…

Interview: CTIBiotech’s 3D Microtumors Can Aid in the Fight Against Cancer

Understanding cancer cells is a fundamental part of looking for ways to cure the disease, which has been around for a long time. Cancer is the second leading cause of…

Rice University Students Develop 3D Printed Training Models for Cervical Cancer Screenings

Nearly 300,000 women die of cervical cancer every year. That’s a sobering global statistic, but even more sobering is that the large majority – about 85 percent – of those…

Studying How Disease Metastasizes Using a Lifelike Cancer Environment Created with 3D Jet Writing

It’s probably safe to say that most people have been affected by cancer in one way or another, whether in being diagnosed themselves or watching a loved one battle the…

3D Printed MRI-Compatible Biopsy Robot Works to Diagnose Breast Cancer

I first truly became aware of 3D technology sometime in 2010 or 2011, when I went to the mall with my co-worker during our lunch break to grab a chili…

Chinese Researchers Use 4D Printing Technology to Construct Breast Implant for Cancer Patient

I’m not certain about other countries, but breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in the US. According to the American Cancer Society, roughly 252,710 new…

3D Printed Tadpole Endoscope to Improve Cancer Diagnosis

There’s a strong human instinct to avoid knowing bad news as if somehow that prevents it from being real. The consequences of succumbing to this kind of irrational desire can…

Miroculus Technology Brings 3D Printing to the Molecular Level With One-Step Cancer Diagnosis Device

With the uses of 3D printing abounding, there seems to be a shift on every level, including a molecular one. Miroculus, a startup composed of worldwide researchers and developers, has…

3D Printing in Support! Proto3000 Creates 3D Printed Breast Cancer Ribbons for Charity

Breast cancer is a subject that can often be difficult to navigate, as the topic brings many emotions to the surface—sadness due to bereavement, fear, worry—but also hope. Science, research, and…

3D Printed Personalized Mold Contributes to Advances in Prostate Cancer Diagnoses

Advances in imaging techniques are changing the way in which prostate cancer can be detected and treated.  However, these techniques have yet to be perfected and there is room for…

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