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3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients

A 3D printed head for honing cancer treatmentsRTSafe By Donna Lu Radiotherapists are using 3D printed heads to practice cancer treatments before doing the real thing. With the approach a person undergoing radiotherapy first has a CT scan to image their brain, tumour and surrounding bone and facial structure. This is then turned into a… Read More »

How prostate cancer cells mimic bone when they metastasize

Prostate cancer often becomes lethal as it spreads to the bones, and the process behind this deadly feature could potentially be turned against it as a target for bone-targeting radiation and potential new therapies. In a study published online Tuesday in the journal PLOS ONE, Duke Cancer Institute researchers describe how prostate cancer cells develop… Read More »