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Musical surgery: Flutist plays Bach & Mozart as doctors cut out her brain tumor

Surgery to remove a brain tumor is terrifying at best, but one patient decided to make the process a little more bearable, by playing the flute during the operation, providing surgeons with a recital in the most unusual of places. Sofia Pinaeva, 28, underwent the surgery at University Hospital in Graz, Austria. She opted to stay awake for the surgery; ...

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Sand-eating Lithuanian woman claims ‘mineral diet’ cured her brain tumor (VIDEO)

An elderly Lithuanian woman, who claims to be living on a sand-only diet that has drastically improved her health, is sharing her helpful insights with anyone interested in trying this totally inedible fare. Talk about true grit. Stanislava Monstvilene, 70, from Lithuania claims she has been living for more than a decade consuming nothing but sand. The substance, known to ...

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Maria Menounos details physical struggles following brain tumor

Maria Menounos is just thankful to be cancer-free. The 39-year-old TV host opened up about her experience in a one-on-one interview on “Today” Wednesday after having revealed back in July that she had been diagnosed with a brain tumor and underwent surgery on her June 8 birthday to remove the golf-ball sized growth. Menounos told host Savannah Guthrie that she ...

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John McCain completes first round of chemo for brain tumor

U.S. Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee who was diagnosed with brain cancer in July, has completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy, his daughter said on Friday. “His resilience & strength is incredible,” Meghan McCain, who is a host on the Fox News program “Outnumbered,” wrote on Twitter about her father. “Fight goes on, here’s to ...

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Maria Menounos calls tumor a 'gift' during Megyn Kelly interview

Maria Menounos has unexpectedly positive feelings about her tumor. In her first interview since her dangerous surgery on June 8 to remove a benign tumor the size of a golf ball from her brain, she referred to the mass as “a gift.” “I think that this was a gift because I needed to change my life,” she told NBC’s Megyn ...

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Maria Menounos Battles Brain Tumor

Maria MenounosBattles Brain Tumor 7/3/2017 6:49 AM PDT Maria Menounos just revealed she’s battling a brain tumor … and her diagnosis comes while her mother is currently battling brain cancer. Menounos, who has hosted “Access Hollywood” and worked as a correspondent for “Today” as well as anchoring an “E” program, says she underwent surgery back in April — a 7-hour ...

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Maria Menounos steps down from E! News amid brain tumor battle

TV host Maria Menounos had a benign tumor removed from her brain last month — and now she’s stepping down from E! News amid her recovery. The veteran entertainer, 39, told People she was diagnosed with a tumor the size of a golf ball in February — just six months after she revealed her mom, Litsa, is battling Stage 4 ...

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WWE 'Tough Enough' Winner's Brain Tumor Returns, Emergency Surgery Scheduled

WWE ‘Tough Enough’ WinnerBrain Tumor Returns … Emergency Surgery Scheduled 6/28/2017 5:27 PM PDT Breaking News “WWE Tough Enough 3” winner Matt Cappotelli says he’s undergoing emergency brain surgery on Thursday after doctors found a “very large tumor” in his brain.  Cappotelli was diagnosed with a tumor in 2005 — just a couple years after winning a WWE contract in the ...

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Jim Gaffigan's wife Jeannie has brain surgery to remove tumor

LOS ANGELES — Comedian Jim Gaffigan says his wife and writing partner Jeannie Gaffigan is recovering after surgery to remove a serious brain tumor. Jim Gaffigan said on his social media pages Monday that two weeks ago an MRI revealed that Jeannie Gaffigan had a large, life-threatening tumor around her brain stem. He says after nine hours of urgent surgery ...

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Doctors find 140-pound tumor in woman who couldn’t lose weight

A Pennsylvania woman who thought she was just gaining weight over the years is now half her size after doctors found a 140-pound cancerous cyst in her. Mary Clancey, 71, had ballooned to 365 pounds and thought little of it for the last two decades. “I just kept getting chubbier and rounder,” Clancey, a resident of St. Clair, Pa., told ...

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