A Time-lapse, Label-free, Quantitative Phase Imaging Study of Dormant and Active Human Cancer Cells.

The acquisition of the angiogenic phenotype is an essential component of the escape from tumor dormancy. Although several classic in vitro assays (e.g., proliferation, migration, and others) and in vivo models have been developed to investigate and characterize angiogenic and non-angiogenic cell phenotypes, these methods are time and labor intensive, and… CONTINUE READING