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Her doctor said it was slowly killing her.
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There's an old saying: "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses not zebras." And in many cases, it's true: think straight and look for the obvious diagnosis. But for Jeanne Yee -- suffering from rare, hard-to-diagnose tumours for more than a decade -- someone had to look for the zebra.
"The symptoms are not avoidable — you can't sit at home and not seek care."
When most people hear the word tumour, cancer fears aren't far behind. But what exactly is a tumour? How do you get one? And how can you treat it? In the video above, DNews aims to answer those questi...
A brain tumour is a scary thing. You can't see it growing, you can't feel it growing. It hides behind your eyes and watches you live your life... waiting until someone notices something a little "off" about you. My mother-in-law had a malignant brain tumour. Everyone's experience with one is different. This is hers.