• A Connecticut Woman Had a 132-Pound Ovarian Tumor Removed

    15 days ago - By Time

    Dr. Vaagn Andikyan, a gynecologic oncologist at Connecticut's Danbury Hospital, had never seen anything like it.
    A 38-year-old woman had been referred to Andikyan after rapid weight gain - nearly 10 pounds a week over the course of two months - prompted her to seek medical attention. By the time she got to the hospital, a three-foot-wide, 132-pound ovarian tumor was taking up her entire abdomen. The tumor wasn't cancerous, but it had caused her legs to swell so much that she couldn't walk, leaving her wheelchair-bound. She was severely malnourished because of its position over her...
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