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Newly-Discovered Human ‘Organ’: Could This be How Cancer Spreads?

News   Mar 28, 2018 | Original story from NYU Langone Health

 
Newly-Discovered Human ‘Organ’: Could This be How Cancer Spreads?

A newfound organ, the interstitium, is seen here beneath the top layer of skin, but is also in tissue layers lining the gut, lungs, blood vessels, and muscles. The organ is a body-wide network of interconnected, fluid-filled compartments supported by a meshwork of strong, flexible proteins. Credit: Illustration by Jill Gregory. Printed with permission from Mount Sinai Health System, licensed under CC-BY-ND.

 
 
 

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