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Improving Cancer Treatments

Student 3D Bioprints Cancer Cells to Improve Treatments

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by Hanna Watkin
Published Aug 23, 2018
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A Waikato University masters student is using 3D bioprinting to grow life-size tumor cells in 3D which may help improve treatments. Eventually, it may be possible to take cells from a patient, grow a tumor and see which treatments work best on it in a laboratory.