Breast Cancer Cells

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Title: Breast Cancer Cells
Description: Human breast cancer cells implanted in an experimental animal with two different tracers (red and blue) to investigate the interaction of tumor cells. Investigating populations of heterogeneous tumor cells can help us understand the more aggressive cell types during progression.

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 https://visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup2016.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Breast Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
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: February 15, 2013
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.