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Ovarian Cyst Hospitalizes Lena Dunham

'Girls' star headed for surgery after complications from endometreosis

(Newser) - Lena Dunham is in the hospital and set for surgery after suffering complications from endometriosis, reports People . "This morning, she suffered from an ovarian cyst rupture and has been taken to the hospital," a rep says in a statement, adding that the Girls star "will be undergoing... More »

Cause of Woman's Weight Gain: 88-Pound Tumor

Doctors remove huge ovarian cyst

(Newser) - After a year of watching her waistline expand, a 57-year-old Brazilian woman finally consulted doctors when it hit 52 inches ... and they discovered the cause was an 88-pound, mucus-filled ovarian tumor. The woman, who was overweight, had very few other symptoms: just a feeling of "heaviness" in her stomach,... More »

A-Rod to Undergo Minor Hip Surgery

Yank puts off bigger procedure until winter; back in 6-8 weeks

(Newser) - Faced with the choice between playing through pain and undergoing an invasive surgery, Alex Rodriguez chose Hidden Option C: an arthroscopic surgical procedure that will put off the major operation until after the baseball season. He'll still be out for 6-8 weeks, but the scandal-plagued slugger prefers that to the... More »

Ray Shoots Down Throat Cancer Story

Celeb chef admits to surgery but says it's for benign cyst

(Newser) - Rachael Ray denied a throat cancer rumor today but admitted she is having surgery, OK! reports. "Rachael is the picture of health. She is having very minor surgery to remove a benign cyst on her vocal cord," a rep says. The National Enquirer ran a story that... More »

Naomi Campbell Leaves Brazil Hospital

British supermodel fine after emergency abdominal surgery

(Newser) - A helicopter whisked Naomi Campbell away from waiting paparazzi at a Brazil hospital after a successful operation to remove a cyst from her abdomen, E! Online reports. Doctors, including one of Brazil's top specialists, say the British supermodel is "completely cured" following the emergency surgery. Campbell, 37, is a... More »

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