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Partners of Spanish Hospital Use Stratasys FDM Technology to 3D Print Medical Models

Founded in 2008, Biodonostia Health Research Institute was the very first medical research institute in Spain’s Basque region, and now focuses on research in seven subject areas, from oncology and neuroscience…

Historic Surgery Uses 3D Printing to Remove Nearly 50 Tumors from Woman’s Uterus

A diagnosis of one tumor is bad enough – imagine being diagnosed with 50. That’s what a patient named Maureen was facing after suffering from abdominal pain for years. Her…

3D Bioprinted Brain Tumors Help Researchers Gain Ground on Aggressive Form of Cancer

One of the most aggressive forms of brain tumor is the high-grade glioma, or GBM. Patients diagnosed with these tumors have a median survival time of about 15 months, or…

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3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, improving the patient, and turning doctors into…

High School Students First People in Arkansas to Successfully 3D Print a Brain Tumor

We often hear about how 3D printed medical models can help surgeons plan out complex surgeries ahead of time, as well as being an educational tool for medical students. 3D…

3D Printing for a Better Preclinical Cancer Model

Peritoneal cancer is a rare form of cancer that can be especially deadly as it frequently isn’t diagnosed until it’s in an advanced stage. Even as treatments for the cancer…

Chinese Team Develops Low-Cost, Highly Accurate Method for 3D Printing Patient-Specific Liver Models

3D printed medical models are making their way into hospitals around the world as medical professionals recognize their value. Patient-specific anatomical models offer physicians the opportunity to physically touch and…

PhD Candidate 3D Printing Kidney and Prostate Models for Clinical Trial with Stratasys

The LaGuardia Studio at New York University (NYU), a 3D printing studio, offers students, faculty, alumni, researchers, and visiting artists the chance to take advantage of cross-discipline curricula when creating…

3D Printed Tumors Made with Cancer Cells May Hold Key to More Effective Treatments

3D printed tumor models can help doctors and surgeons to get a better look at and understanding of the masses that they’re going to be treating or removing from a…

Grants Awarded to FAMU-FSU and CCSF Offer Financial Support for 3D Printing Education and Research

Being awarded an educational grant can help schools take on innovative projects and research that they may not be able to do otherwise. In terms of additive manufacturing, grants can…

Swedish Singer-Songwriter Writes a Pop Song About a 3D Printed Tumor Model – and It’s Really Good!

Most of the time, when we write about 3D printed medical models here at 3DPrint.com, we talk about how they can help surgeons plan out complex surgeries ahead of time,…

Utah Woman Beats Kidney Cancer Thanks to Progressive Doctors & 3D Printing

Most of us have a sad spot somewhere within as we remember a loved one who suffered from cancer. Many of us have driven family members back and forth to treatment—sometimes…

Doctors 3D Print Ten-Year-Old’s Tumor So He Can Smash it to Bits

It’s hard enough to be diagnosed with cancer as an adult, but for a child, it just seems incredibly unfair. When ten-year-old Casey Doyle was diagnosed with a rare form…

3D Printed Model from Mimics Innovation Suite Turns a Major Surgery into a Minor One

When Dr. Michael Slag was diagnosed with a rare tumor, he immediately knew the risks of the surgery that would be needed to remove it. The Pancoast tumor sitting at…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 11, 2015

This week’s 3D printing stories we didn’t cover run the gamut from quite serious to whimsical, beginning with serious news of an MIT student’s use of 3D printing to document…

Man Helps Save Wife’s Life with 3D Printing – Now Looks to Empower Others with Free ‘3D in Medicine’ Seminar

There is nothing scarier in this world, than being told that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. For one woman, this happened toward the…

Man 3D Prints His Own Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer Tumors Prior to And After Chemotherapy

One of the scariest things that anyone can hear coming from their doctor’s mouth are the following three words: “You have cancer.” Instantly panic begins to set in, and dozens…