Invasive Breast Cancer Cells

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Title: Invasive Breast Cancer Cells
Description: A breast tumor stained with a marker labeling its invasive edge (red). Understanding the characteristics of the invasive edge of the tumor can help identify treatments to inhibit its growth and spread (metastasis).

This image was originally submitted as part of the 2016 NCI Cancer Close Up project.

This image is part of the NCI Cancer Close Up 2016 collection.

See also visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup2016.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Breast Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute \ USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Creator: Min Yu (Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC)
Date Created: 2015
Date Added: April 11, 2016
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.