Collagen in tumour (IMAGE) Garvan Institute of Medical Research Caption Collagen fibres running through a cancer tumour, created using a multiphoton microscope. The colouring is a visual representation of how collagen fibres are organised. Changing levels of collagen XII alters this organisation; increasing collagen XII produces collagen fibres that are thicker and more aligned. Credit Matrix and Metastasis Lab, Garvan Institute of Medical Research Usage Restrictions Only to be used with this release. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.