Colon cancer, SEM

Colon cancer, SEM

M132/0662 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Colon cancer. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a freeze-fractured section through blood vessels in a cancerous colon (large intestine). Many erythrocytes (red blood cells, red) are seen. Numerous blood vessels exist in the sub-mucosal layer of the colon, supplying blood to receive the nutrients absorbed during digestion. Increased blood supply is also seen around cancer sites. In addition, one of the symptoms of colon cancer is faecal blood. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in the developed world. Treatment involves surgery and chemotherapy. Magnification: x500 at 6x7cm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alimentary canal, bowel, cancer, cancerous, cell, circulation, circulatory, colon, coloured, condition, digestion, digestive system, disease, disorder, epithelial, epithelium, erythrocyte, erythrocytes, fracture, fractured, freeze-fracture, freeze-fractured, gut, healthcare, histological, histology, intestinal, large intestine, malignancy, malignant, medical, medicine, mucosa, mucosal, mucosal surface, red blood cells, scanning electron micrograph, sem, sub-mucosal, supply, tumour, tumours, vascular, vessel, vessels

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.