Cancer Of Unknown Primary-CTHP Image

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Title: Cancer Of Unknown Primary-CTHP Image
Description: Cancer of unknown primary; drawing shows a primary tumor that has spread from an unknown site to other parts of the body (the lung and the brain). An inset shows cancer cells spreading from the primary cancer, through the blood and lymph systems, to another part of the body where a metastatic tumor has formed.

In cancer of unknown primary, cancer cells have spread in the body but the place where the primary cancer began is unknown.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR769738
Date Created: March 12, 2015
Date Added: March 26, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow