'Self-Eating' Cells Curb Early-Stage Cancer (1 of 2) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail 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.