Cancer patients’ own glioblastoma cells used in 3d bioprinting to develop living model to test efficacy of potential treatments prior to in vivo use. Still early days but very cool if succeeds and is adapted for clinical use. #GoScience

Medical Mythbusting Commentary for August 19, 2021


Cancer patients’ own cells used in 3D printed tumours to test treatments

Researchers bioprint an entire active glioblastoma tumor using a 3D printer

Microengineered perfusable 3D-bioprinted glioblastoma model for in vivo mimicry of tumor microenvironmentScience Advances, 2021; 7 (34): eabi9119 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abi9119