Cancer patient in world-first facial prosthetic made with smart phone

Cancer patient in world-first facial prosthetic made with smart phone
 

Carlito Conceiçao, 54, from Sao Paulo, was diagnosed with upper maxillary carcinoma, an aggressive form of cancer in the upper palette of the mouth, in 2008. 
The cancer was rapid and destroyed facial tissue on the right side of his face and half of the roof of his mouth, as well as damaging his throat. 
Life-saving surgery halted the spread before it reached his brain, but when the tumour was removed it left a giant hole. 
The married father-of-two lost his right eye socket and part of his nose, sending him into depression. 
In February, he was offered the ground-breaking procedure which... read more

 
3 November 2016 in Health, Views: 44
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