10 Medicall Illustrations That Shed Light on Tumors

10 Medicall Illustrations That Shed Light on Tumors

Featured Image Krystyna Srodulski

When it comes to tumors, we still have a lot to learn. Medical illustrators can help bridge the gap between discovery and education with their realistic depictions of these abnormal masses.

Check out these 10 medical illustrations that shed light on tumors:

Mary K. Bryson

Pituitary adenoma

Pituitary adenomas are usually benign, slow-growing tumors that arise from cells in the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain, just behind the eyes. The pituitary gland is considered to be the master hormone gland that regulates the body’s hormones

 

Jon Heras
Equinox Graphics

JohnHeras_EquinoxGraphics_Angiogenesis

Tumor-driven Angiogenesis: Progression of angiogenesis, which is the physiological process involving the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. Tumours cannot grow beyond a few mm due to a lack of oxygen and other nutrients, so they encourage the formation of blood vessels to support their rapid cell division. For this reason, angiogenesis is a fundamental step in the transition of tumors from a dormant state to a malignant one.

 

Kevin A. Somerville

Depiction of a cancerous tumor infiltrating the kidney parenchyma known as Wilms' tumor

Depiction of a cancerous tumor infiltrating the kidney parenchyma known as Wilms’ tumor

 

Gary Carlson Illustration

Malignant tumor with leaky lymphatic vessels

Malignant tumor with leaky lymphatic vessels

 

Krystyna Srodulski

Esophagogastric tumor

Esophagogastric tumor

 

Lure Animations

3d Medical Animation of a lung tumor

3d Medical Animation of a lung tumor

 

Michele Graham
Internal Colors Medical Art

Cancer of the Brain - Glioblastoma

Cancer of the Brain – Glioblastoma

 

Elaine Kurie

HER2 Biopsy

HER2 Biopsy

 

Joan Kozel

Dura placement over cranial floor defect from tumor removal in preparation for plate

Dura placement over cranial floor defect from tumor removal in preparation for plate

 

Edmond Alexander
Alexander & Turner Medical Illustration Studio

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Numerous intracellular pathways are being explored to interrupt the replication of tumor cells. For Novartis Oncology