What would a tumor feel like? Sadness? Despair? Hope? Surgeons will soon know, thanks to a device invented by Leeds University, England, which lets users judge the cancerous state of tumors, along with the best way to go about treatment.
Cancer patients may feel like they have alien creatures growing inside their bodies, robbing them of health and vigor. According to one cell biologist, they're exactly right. The formation of cancers is really the evolution of a new parasitic species.