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Imaging: Cancer Caught in the Act

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Cancer cells in living mice

Movies of cancer cells in living mice show how streams of melanoma cells (green) invade skin tissue. The cells are guided by structures such as muscle fibres (orange), nerve fibres (blue), collagen (grey), and blood vessels (red).

Credit: Bettina Weigelin and Peter Friedl, Radboudumc

Mikala Egeblad was blown away when she made her first action film of tumour cells inside live mice.

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