HeLa Cancer Cell in Apoptosis (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption A dying cancer cell with stringy protrusions called filopodia, extending to the right, that help cancer cells to migrate away from their original tumors. This is not a photo of a cell treated for the Georgia Tech study. Credit NIH-funded image of apoptotic HeLa cell by the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research / Thomas Deerinck / Mark Ellisman Usage Restrictions With proper full credit to illustrate this story. For other use, contact NCMIR. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.