Skin cancer cells--squamous cell carcinoma
This image shows the uncontrolled growth of cells in squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of skin cancer. If caught early, squamous cell carcinoma is usually not life-threatening.
This image is part of the Life: Magnified collection, which was displayed in the Gateway Gallery at Washington Dulles International Airport June 3, 2014, to January 21, 2015. To see all 46 images in this exhibit, go to www.nigms.nih.gov/education/life-magnified/Pages/default.....
Credit: Markus Schober and Elaine Fuchs, The Rockefeller University
NIH funding from: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH