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Woman who Struggled for Months with Weight Gain Diagnosed with 17-Pound Cancerous Tumor

Publication: Good Morning America

Amanda Shoultz said she spent most of the past year trying to lose weight after noticing that her stomach kept getting bigger, and eventually found out she had a 33-centimeter, cancerous tumor in her abdomen. Robert Mennel, M.D. of Texas Oncology—Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, who is treating Shoultz, says there is a whole group of sarcomas that tend to occur in younger people and they can have nondescript symptoms. He says it’s not possible to do scans on everybody, but if you feel something is wrong, just be persistent and get it evaluated.

Read the full article at Good Morning America.