Bone Cancer Cell

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Title: Bone Cancer Cell
Description: This image shows an osteosarcoma cell with DNA in blue, energy factories (mitochondria) in yellow and actin filaments, part of the cellular skeleton, in purple. One of the few cancers that originate in the bones, osteosarcoma is extremely rare, with less than a thousand new cases diagnosed each year in the United States.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Bone Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Institutes of Health
Creator: Dylan Burnette and Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, NIH
Date Created: November 7, 2012
Date Added: January 9, 2018
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.