Paper Boys

Episode 24

How can 3D printed filters improve chemotherapy?

A breakthrough technology could make chemo less harmful and more effective.

Even though it’s our best way of fighting cancer today, chemotherapy can be extremely damaging to the human body. The drugs spread through your entire bloodstream just to target one small tumor. Scientists may have cracked this problem though by inventing a tiny filter injected into your veins. James brings in a paper detailing this amazing breakthrough.

Check out the original paper in the American Chemical Society Journal here and the Science News article here.

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