Coimbatore hospital removes ‘world’s heaviest ovarian cancer tumour’

  • | Friday | 12th October, 2018

“Since it was an early stage cancer, no chemotherapy or radiation was required,” he said.The hospital’s surgery has entered the Asian Book of Records . Since the tumour was pushing the diaphragm up, her lungs had collapsed. COIMBATORE: A hospital in Coimbatore has removed what could be the world’s heaviest ovarian cancer tumour from a 46-year-old woman from Ooty.Hospital authorities on Thursday evening said the tumour weighed 33.5kg, which is equivalent to 11 full term babies born at an average weight of 3kg each.On a cold December morning last year, doctors in city-based Gateway clinics saw a thin, frail looking woman walk in with a huge abdomen. The entry into the Guinness World Records has been submitted but yet to get confirmed, said hospital authorities in a press statement issued on Thursday evening.In India, the previous heaviest ovarian cancer tumours weighed around 20kg – one case in AIIMS, New Delhi, and another in Puducherry. And the inferior vena ceva had been compressed,” said Dr Kumar.The doctor said, “We conducted all investigations in a day and took her in for surgery the next day.

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