Image of the Day: Fish Avatars for Cancer

Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.

Sep 11, 2017
The Scientist Staff

Zebrafish larva implanted with cancer patient’s tumor (red)RITA FIOR/ CHAMPALIMAUD CENTRE FOR THE UNKNOWNSee R. Fior et al., “Single-cell functional and chemosensitive profiling of combinatorial colorectal therapy in zebrafish xenografts,” PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1618389114, 2017