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Mayo Clinic Infographic: 3D printing for cancer treatment

May 23, 2018 Uncategorized

A step forward in personalized medicine

  • Radiology images are used to create patient-specific life size 3D printed models.
  • A 3D printer creates a physical model showing the location of tumors along with bone, internal organs, nerves and blood vessels.
  • Medical professionals use the model to plan surgery, map out challenges and discuss a range of treatments.
Posted by Heather Adams