Idaho Woman Has 50-Pound Tumor Removed

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By WWJ Newsradio 950
That's when a CAT scan revealed she had an enormous tumor that had displaced her organs and was cutting off the blood supply to her brain. Cridland said she underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery to remove the mass, which luckily was benign.

Meridian woman has 50-pound tumor removed after it had been growing inside her for a decade https://t.co/XmPQyN1Tml pic.twitter.com/SqkorUJ2TV

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Cridland says she lost 65 pounds in the process, and learned the tumor was caused by undiagnosed endometriosis. She says she ignored red flags about her health, and hopes her story will remind other women that they shouldn't avoid seeing a doctor.

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Information from: KTVB-TV, http://www.ktvb.com/