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40.9 x 30.7 cm ⏐ 16.1 x 12.1 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Skin cancer. Light micrograph of a section through a dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) tumour. This is a rare malignant (cancerous) tumour of the dermis (middle layer) of the skin. It is a slow-growing tumour that rarely spreads beyond the skin. Treatment is with surgical removal of the tumour, although it often reoccurs. Magnification: x150 when printed at 10 centimetres wide. Human tissue.
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