28-year-old has creme egg sized tumour removed from brain – Daily Mail

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Matt Carpenter (pictured before right and after left), 28, was diagnosed with the tumour in January after having a seizure, but he put his symptoms down to being overworked. Doctors eventually told him he had a low-grade glioma brain growth (inset) that would need urgent surgery. But when it came to the operation, surgeons told him he would have to stay awake. They said the position of the lump meant a general anaesthetic would risk causing damage to his speech and movement.

Original Article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5616365/East-Hull-man-Matt-Carpenter-Creme-Egg-sized-brain-tumour-kept-awake-surgery.html
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