LSU & ExtrusionBot Create 3D Printed Biodegradable Beads Delivering Antibiotics & Chemotherapy

As technology moves at rapid speed, yes, akin to lightning, we greedily expect more and more, faster and faster. For the most part, things are moving along faster behind the scenes than we have any comprehension of, but the constant public pressure is there as many people are affected by cancer and other diseases on a daily basis. Continue reading “LSU & ExtrusionBot Create 3D Printed Biodegradable Beads Delivering Antibiotics & Chemotherapy”

UK Researchers Improve Comfort Levels for Cancer Patients by 3D Printing Radiotherapy Body Molds

Cancer patients undergoing brain or head and neck radiotherapy are required to be immobilized, which is certainly not always popular with those undergoing the procedure, who may already be suffering from anxiety. To make things worse, in order to be immobilized completely during the procedure, it is crucial that they are wearing a fitted mold to prevent motion. Continue reading “UK Researchers Improve Comfort Levels for Cancer Patients by 3D Printing Radiotherapy Body Molds”

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.” For one man, named Mark (last name will remain anonymous), these are the words that came from the mouth of a specialist he had gone to visit, after suffering from terrible spells of itching. Continue reading “Man 3D Prints His Own Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer Tumors Prior to And After Chemotherapy”