Stunned scientists have described the first known case of a man infected with tumors by a common parasitic tapeworm.
Treating brain tumors by feeding them polio? Injecting tumor victims with scorpion venom? Huh?! It may sound odd, but those are two quite serious new tumor-busting methods under study right now.
The boy was diagnosed with a condition called complex composite odontoma, a rare type of tumor that affects the jaw or gums, his doctors said.
When you think about where teeth grow, your brain is probably the last place they could be. Laci sits down to discuss teratomas, and why teeth can grow in some weird places.
A recent study found that rats grew tumors and died young after being fed a diet of GM corn laced with the herbicide known by the brand name Round-Up.