New Imaging Technique Helps to Understand Bioprinted Glioblastoma Tumors

With cancer as the second leading cause of death globally, hundreds of researchers continue their efforts to fight the disease. Years of oncology investigations have suggested that each person’s cancer…

UNICAEN: New Bioprinted Tumor Models Help Researchers in France Study Its Biology

Studying cancer biology is among the top priorities for researchers around the world. From consortiums to universities, pharma companies, newcomers in the drug development industry, and research institutions, current research…

Canada: University Researchers 3D Print GlioMesh to Treat Brain Cancer

In the recently published ‘A Drug-Eluting 3D-Printed Mesh (GlioMesh) for Management of Glioblastoma,’ Canadian researchers take on the topic of using 3D printing for better treatment of glioblastoma (GBM) as…

Bitmap-Based 3D Printing to Create Highly Detailed Anatomical Models

Doctors need MRI and CT scans to further evaluate, and diagnose, medical conditions. These scans produce high-resolution images in a series of slices which show the details of structures in…

Nova Scotia Surgeons Use 3D Printed Brain Model in Surgical Planning For the First Time

Last spring, Nick Rahr of Canada began experiencing some puzzling dizziness. His doctor conducted a brain scan, and told him that everything was clear, but a few months later Rahr…

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…

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…

University of Utah Health Uses 3D Images and Automated Drill for Precise Brain Surgeries

Typically, I think of surgical procedures and getting my car fixed as two very different things, and they absolutely are, though both require precision and specific tools. But thanks to some…

After Removal of Apple-sized Brain Tumor, Man Gets a Custom 3D Printed Helmet Made on a MakerBot 3D Printer

Over the past year or so, we have really begun to see an increase in 3D printing use within the medical fields. Whether it is 3D printed implants, bioprinting in…