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Researchers 3D Print New Skull for Dog with Cancer

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Patches with a large multilobular osteochondrosarcoma tumor.

A 9-year-old Dachshund named Patches with a large multilobular osteochondrosarcoma tumor growing into her skull was recently saved thanks to a custom 3D-printed skull plate that was used to replace about 70 percent of the dog’s cancer-ridden skull.

3D print of a dog skull. Photography courtesy University of Guelph.

Thumbnail: Photography courtesy University of Guelph.