Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Title: Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Description: This image shows a triple-negative breast cancer cell undergoing retraction and apoptosis (cell death) after treatment with a combination of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and a mitochondrial division inhibitor drug called mdivi-1. Actin in red; mitochondria in green; nuclei in blue. Understanding how drugs work at the molecular level contributes to better cancer treatments.

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

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 \ Univ. of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Creator: Wei Qian
Date Created: May 18, 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.