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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Surgeons spent 10 hours removing a 33lb tumour after 47 years

Zhao Xingfu had a 33lb (14.9kg) tumour removed from the back of his neck after 47 years 

Surgeons spent 10 hours removing a 33lb (14.9kg) tumour from the back of a man's neck after it had been left untreated for nearly 50 years.  The huge tumour had a circumference of 100cm, or 40 inches.

Zhao Xingfu, 64, said the growth, known as a lipoma, first appeared when he was just 17 and was initially 'the size of an egg'.  Mr Xingfu, from Panzhou City, China, ignored the mass due to it being painless and him being unable to afford treatment.

Due to it being painless and him being unable to afford treatment, Mr Xingfu ignored it 

After the weight of the tumour left Mr Xingfu struggling to walk, his son Zhao Jianjiang sought the help of Dr Dong Shixiang, from the Guizhou Tumour Hospital.

Now at home a week after the surgery, Mr Xingfu is expected to make a full recovery.
An X-ray shows the size of the growth, which was making it difficult for him to walk 

Despite feeling 'relieved' that the operation was a success, Mr Xingfu jokingly said: 'I'm not used to it not being there yet!'

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