5 People with Crazy Tumors. These people of have scary, crazy and very sad tumors. These crazy tumors will make you shiver but the great news is that most of them were successfully removed at some point!
5. Lai Ti Doa
This girl from Vietnam had a massive Schwannoma Tumor, the benign growth started with an innocent small lump in her tongue, but evolved into a growth that was one third of her body weight. The tumor made it very hard to do everyday things like walk, talk and eat. In 2008 surgeons at the University of Miami performed a 10 hour procedure on Lai Ti Doa and cut away the growth, which weighed 10 pounds… She looks MUCH better now!
4. Jose: The man with no face
José Mestre is a Portugese man known for having a 16 inch, 11 lb haemangioma tumor on his face. The tumor started forming on his lips when he was 14. In 2010, Mestre finally underwent four operations during a period of three months at Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago. The life-threatening tumor was completely removed by Dr. McKay McKinnon during the first procedure, with the following three operations necessary to reconstruct his face.
3. Yang Jianbin
Thirty seven years ago, Yang Jianbin was born with a dark birth mark on the right side of his lower back. At the age of nine it started growing into a tumor. By 12 it was the size of a fist and he had surgery to remove it. But it quickly started to grow again. When he finally went to the hospital in Beijing it weighed an incredible 242kg.
2. Huang Chuncai
Huang Chuncai is a Chinese man who became notable for being “China’s Elephant man”. He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which causes such large tumors on his face that they completely distort his features. He has been operated on multiple times, the last time in 2013…
1. World’s biggest tumor
Huang Liqian, 58, first discovered a bizarre growth on the back of his neck in 1990. He ignored for 17 years it and it developed into a 33 pound tumor. He finally had surgery to remove it in 2007.