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Bioprinting and Computer Modeling Could Help Predicted Cancer Growth

On the centuries-old quest to cure cancer, researchers have made major advances in learning more complex details about how to prevent, diagnose, treat, and survive one of the world’s biggest…

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A Guide to Bioprinting: Understanding a Booming Industry

The success of bioprinting could become the key enabler that personalized medicine, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine need to become a part of medical arsenals. Breakthroughs in bioprinting will enable…

International Researchers Review 3D Printed Immobilization Devices for Cancer Treatment

Researchers from the UK and Australia continue the trend in exploring 3D printing technology for patient-specific treatment, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘A review of 3D printed patient-specific…

3D Printed Monolithic Device Acts as Trap to Isolate Cancer Cells

International researchers have recently developed a method for capturing blood cells to isolate tumors, using a novel liquid biopsy device that functions as a 3D printed cell trap. This technique…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2020

We’re beginning today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a little research, and then moving on to business. An international team of researchers has been experimenting with 3D printed medications that…

HP’s New BioPrinter Helps Researchers Make Pharmaceutical Samples

It has been years in the making, but finally, we know more about HP’s highly awaited bioprinting system. In the last years, HP has moved heavily into the research of…

New Method: Immersion Bioprinting of Tumor Organoids Will Increase the Throughput of 3D Drug Screening

Drug testing and screening for cancer drug discovery can take years and the 2D cell cultures and animal models used to estimate their efficacy before reaching human trials are often…

A 3D Printed Prosthesis Helps a Brazilian Mother Recover her “Missing Piece”

Denise Vicentin is a 52-year-old Brazilian mother who lost her right eye due to skin cancer in 2010, which also left her with a gaping hole in her face and…

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Marvel Medtech Uses Additive Manufacturing by XJet To Prevent Breast Cancer

Marvel Medtech has developed a revolutionary way to defeat early-stage breast cancer by combining three unlikely counterparts: MRIs, cryotherapy, and the XJet Carmel 1400 Additive Manufacturing system. Marvel Medtech is…

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…

Researchers 3D Print Device to Reduce Mental Nerve Injury During Transoral Thyroidectomy

Like most, you have probably been affected by cancer more than once in your life—whether you have experienced a health issue or dealt with it through a family member or…

Texas Researchers Find Success with 3D Printed Oral Stents

Texas researchers recently conducted a study regarding the use of 3D printed stents, outlining their findings in ‘Creating customized oral stents for head and neck radiotherapy using 3D scanning and…

Singapore Researchers 3D Print Beak for Great Hornbill at Jurong Bird Park

While the medical field serves humans with a wide variety of new technologies and techniques, much of this is not lost on the veterinary aspect either; after all, animals also…

3D Printing Gel Phantoms for Dosimetric Verification of Radiotherapy Treatments

In the recently published ‘3D printable inter cross-linking network (ICN) gels for reversible transparency control with water content,’ authors Yosuke Watanabe, Shota Inoue, Azus Saito, Masasu Kawakawami, and Hidemitsu Furukawa explore 3D…

3D Printing Helps a Five-Year-Old Girl to Dance Again

Five-year-old Daria loves dancing, but that was imperiled when she was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare malignant bone tumor, in her right leg. The tumor was large, extending almost…

3D Printed Microfluidic Device Designed to Customize Cancer Treatment

Testing cancer treatments is a lot of trial and error currently, and patients are often subject to multiple uncomfortable and time-consuming therapies before finding one that works. Developments have been…

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Isolate Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells

Researchers at the University of Girona have successfully isolated stem cells from one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer – using 3D printing. The goal of isolating the cells…

3D Printing for Diagnosing and Treating Cancer and R&D Tax Credits

Cancer research has evolved with the help of 3D printing. Doctors can create patient-specific 3D models of cancerous body parts to prepare for upcoming surgeries. Medical engineers can create digital…

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…

3D Printed Devices House Tools to Detect Cancer and Gastrointestinal Issues

Cancer often requires surgical intervention to remove the affected tissue, and it’s not always easy. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell what is healthy tissue and what is cancerous during an…

Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Living Bio-Tissues for Cancer Research

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus is a research hub located in the middle of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, and ranked among the world’s top 20 public universities….

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 Spermbots Used as Drug Delivery Systems to Fight Cervical Cancer

We’ve seen 3D printing used to both test for and even work to eliminate male infertility, but now, some of the same researchers from the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences (IIN) at…