This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Brain tumour

Brain tumour

M131/0396

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

CNRI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CNRI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Brain tumour. Section through a brain showing a large tumour (dark, right) in one of the temporal lobes. This is a glioblastoma, a relatively common brain tumour arising from astrocyte cells in the brain. Astrocytes are a type of glial cell, which support the brain's nerve cells. A glioblastoma is a fast-growing and malignant tumour. In common with other types of brain tumour, symptoms may include headaches, muscle weakness, epileptic seizures, sensory disturbances and speech difficulties. If the tumour is not accessible by surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy (anti- cancer drugs) may effect a cure, but the prognosis is usually bleak.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}