Dylan Burnette and Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Eunice Kennedy Shriver
National Institute of Child Healthand Human Development, National Institutes of Health
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This image shows an osteosarcoma cell with DNA in blue, energy factories (mitochondria) in yellow, and actin filaments, part of the cellular skeleton, in purple. One of the few cancers that originate in the bones, osteosarcoma is extremely rare, with less than a thousand new cases diagnosed each year in the United States.
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