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University of North Carolina Health Care

UNC Research Probes How Pancreatic Cancers Metastasize

Caption: Dot-like invadopodia assemble into circular groups known as "rosettes" inside cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) grown from a human pancreas tumor. CAFs utilize palladin-containing invadopodia to help the cancer cells move across tissue boundaries.

Credit: Otey Lab, UNC School of Medicine

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