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Practical Considerations in Studying Metastatic Lung Colonization in Osteosarcoma Using the Pulmonary Metastasis Assay

DOI :

10.3791/56332-v

March 12th, 2018

March 12th, 2018

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1Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 2BC Cancer Agency, Provincial Health Services Authority, 3Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

The goal of this article is to provide a detailed description of the protocol for the pulmonary metastasis assay (PuMA). This model permits researchers to study metastatic osteosarcoma (OS) cell growth in lung tissue using a widefield fluorescence or confocal laser-scanning microscope.

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Metastatic Lung Colonization

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