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12-11-2004, 03:18 PM
Watermelon-Sized Tumor Removed From Woman

POSTED: 3:21 pm EST December 11, 2004

CINCINNATI -- Doctors in Ohio have removed a 66-pound tumor from a woman who said she now feels as if a long pregnancy is over.

The woman -- in her early 40s -- weighed more than 300 pounds when she suddenly started losing weight without dieting. Her family encouraged her to get medical attention.

The non-cancerous ovarian tumor was removed earlier this month at University Hospital in Cincinnati. It came out intact during a one-hour operation.

Her doctor said the watermelon-sized tumor could have been growing for up to five years.