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'Self-Eating' Cells Curb Early-Stage Cancer (1 of 2)

Caption: This is an immunofluorescence image of melanoma nests in skin. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Sept. 11, 2013, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by H. Liu at the University of Bern in Bern, Switzerland, and colleagues was titled, "Down-Regulation of Autophagy-Related Protein 5 (ATG5) Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Early-Stage Cutaneous Melanoma."

Credit: Image courtesy of Hans-Uwe Simon

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