A microscopic image showing circulating melanoma tumor cells (CTCs) alongside platelets and white blood cells (WBCs). This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Jun. 19, 2019, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by E.I. Galanzha at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR; and colleagues was titled, "In vivo liquid biopsy using Cytophone platform for photoacoustic detection of circulating tumor cells in melanoma patients."
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