In January a Romanian woman underwent surgery in a Bucharest hospital to remove a 175-pound tumor. News reports quoted a plastic surgeon at the hospital as having delivered the startling revelation that "the lack of the tumor really suits her."
Of course, 175-pound tumors don't grow overnight. And the woman had apparently tried for years to raise money for the operation. The Discovery Channel finally forked over the funding, in exchange for film rights.
This article was originally published with the title Television Coverage.