Chromosomal Instability in Breast Cancer Cells

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Title: Chromosomal Instability in Breast Cancer Cells
Description: Visualization of the enormous degree of chromosomal instability in primary breast cancers using fluorescence in situ hybridization to identify copy number changes of specific chromosomes and oncogenes.

This image was originally submitted as part of the 2015 NCI Cancer Close Up project.

This image is part of the NCI Cancer Close Up 2015 collection.

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Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Breast Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: NCI Center for Cancer Research
Creator: Thomas Ried
Date Created: 2014
Date Added: April 8, 2015
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.