Migrating Lung Cancer Cells

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Title: Migrating Lung Cancer Cells
Description: A differential interference contrast image illustrating the aggressive shape of live, migrating non-small cell lung cancer cells. Therapies that are able to stop the migration of tumor cells can help stem or prevent the spread of cancer (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 -- Lung Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute \ Univ. of Pittsburgh Cancer Center
Creator: Wei Qian
Date Created: Unknown
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.