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It's a "meet cute" story as old as time: man ingests tapeworm, tapeworm grows to alarming sizes inside the man's digestive system, tapeworm begins having uncontrollable DNA errors leading to malignant cancers, man's weakened immune system allows these tapeworm tumors to spread throughout his body, everyone dies of tapeworm cancer. That's what happened to a Colombian man this month when he went to the hospital with a fever and cough, and experiencing sudden weight loss.

This image from the CDC shows the tapeworm cancer cells in the tumor from the Colombian patient. You could probably just tell from looking, though, right?
This image from the CDC shows the tapeworm cancer cells in the tumor from the Colombian patient. You could probably just tell from looking, though, right?
Sources: LiveScience