Friday, November 06, 2015

Tapeworm Cancer Spreads To Human Host

Man dies after his tapeworm develops cancer, which then spreads to the human host's body.

Here's the original New England Journal of Medicine article from this week: "Malignant Transformation of Hymenolepis nana in a Human Host".

And a related Washington Post piece: "5 important things you need to know about tapeworm cancer in humans".