After being diagnosed with a chest wall sarcoma, a 54-year-old Spanish man's surgical team made the decision to remove his sternum and a portion of his rib cage and replace it with an implant. This cancer patient has now received a 3-D printed titanium sternum and rib implant.
New Smart Sponge Holds Promise For Diabetes And Cancer Treatment - A sponge like material surrounding insulin is one of the newest drug delivery methods developed for diabetes. The pores in the sponge expand and contract as the body needs insulin. There is hope that this technique could also be used to deliver targeted cancer cell treatment. | Red Orbit
A new public-private partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Cancer Institute (NCI), Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and The V Foundation for Cancer Research is committing $11.5 million towards transformational, theoretical biophysics that could have a significant impact on cancer research and treatment. Read more at http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1113230900/public-private-partnership-funds-11-5m-in-biophysics-cancer-research-091014/#1FY0GZPesLGSj7Bg.99