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132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman

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WOW .... tumor grew 10lbs week. Surgeons able to save right ovary and uterus. Karen

Found at CNN

May 5, 2018

132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman

A 132-pound ovarian tumor was removed from a 38-year-old Connecticut woman this year, according to two doctors involved in the case.

The patient, who wished to remain anonymous, reported that the tumor began growing at a rate of about 10 pounds per week in November. A medical team, including 12 surgeons, removed it in a five-hour procedure February 14 at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, according to Dr. Vaagn Andikyan, a gynecologic oncologist for Western Connecticut Health Network and a lead surgeon on the case. ...

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Words fail me. I'm glad that lady was able to have such a good outcome.

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OY VEY! I'm struck by how the doc talked about how he saw the patient - he saw a scared human being, not just the case or the tumor. Bless him!

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I like how the doctor also used this to talk about ovarian cancer as well as benign tumors.

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Im struggling to figure out why she waited a year to have it removed.

Any bigger and it would be able to get a driver's license and vote!

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