lymphatics
Tattoo Ink Nanoparticles Persist in Lymph Nodes
Tattoo Ink Nanoparticles Persist in Lymph Nodes
Jef Akst | Sep 12, 2017
Analysis of the bodies of deceased individuals can’t determine what effect these tattoo remnants have on lymph function, but researchers suggest dirty needles aren’t the only risk of the age-old practice.
Transgenic Mouse Illuminates Melanoma Metastasis
Transgenic Mouse Illuminates Melanoma Metastasis
Abby Olena | Jun 28, 2017
Glowing cells mark the routes of tumor spread by way of newly formed lymph vessels. 
The Forces of Cancer
The Forces of Cancer
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Apr 1, 2016
A tumor’s physical environment fuels its growth and causes treatment resistance.
Under Pressure
Under Pressure
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Apr 1, 2016
The causes and consequences of physical forces in the tumor microenvironment
How Stress Affects Cancer’s Spread
How Stress Affects Cancer’s Spread
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2016
A mouse study reveals how chronic stress remodels lymphatic vasculature to facilitate the spread of tumor cells.
Contributors
Contributors
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the August 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Rethinking Lymphatic Development
Rethinking Lymphatic Development
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 1, 2015
Four studies identify alternative origins for cells of the developing lymphatic system, challenging the long-standing view that they all come from veins.
Brain Drain
Brain Drain
Ashley P. Taylor | Jun 1, 2015
The brain contains lymphatic vessels similar to those found elsewhere in the body, a mouse study shows.
Lymphatic Lines
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 1, 2012
Lymphatic vessels grow towards two chemokines, revealing signals that could be important in cancer metastasis.