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Duke University Medical Center

Sickle Cells and Normal Cells in Tumors

Caption: Within 20 minutes, sickle cells tagged with fluorescent dye and infused in mice accumulate in a tumor vessel and adjacent blood vessels (left panel), while normal red blood cells do not have the same effect (right panel).

Credit: David S. Terman

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