Maria Menounos describes a destructive diagnosis of brain tumors, since mother also struggles with cancer
Maria Menounos calls on the public not to reject symptoms as "stress at work," as she did before diagnosing brain tumors.
40-year-old master Sirius XM found in July 2017 that she had the size of her golf course and that she had undergone an operation to remove her.
In a recent speech on Fox News Radio, Menounos said that she feels symptoms like headache and blurriness of vision, but she threw them away – especially because she was steering all her energy to care for her mother in which There was a 4 stage of brain cancer.
"I did not listen to my body. At any time when my body shouts and make noises, I'll be like: "Shut up my body, I'm busy," she said, Brian Kilmide.
I got headaches, my vision was a bit blurred. .. But I swear that God made such things loudly so that I could see what was happening.
Sirius XM's 40-year-old owner showed in July 2017 that she had a tumor-sized golf gauge and that she was subjected to a surgery to remove it. But she admitted that she ignored symptoms such as headache and blurry vision, since she was so busy. In the photo, left and right: Menounos on Fox News Radio
Menounos told Fox News Radio that she had so many things that she did not have the time to test herself.
I did a million things. . Then, on top, I am a woman, so my hair should be perfect and my nails should be perfect, and I have to send flowers, and I got to plan a vacation, and I have to do everything as all the women who listen to it know " , – she said.
Menounos said she came to a doctor at a UCLA medical center in February 2017 and told him that, since she feels her earache, she thinks she has an ear infection.
Not sure, he asked if there were any other symptoms.
When I cited the symptoms, I said, "Oh, God, I think I have a brain tumor like my mother, but I know that you think I'm crazy," she said.
– And he says: "No, let's do the MRI and check it." And now, here I have.
Menounos, former owner of E! The news is diagnosed with meningioma, which is a tumor of the brain, which is a tissue that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord. However, it is classified as a tumor of the brain, because it provides pressure on the cranial nerves. The tumor is usually formed in the head and about 85 percent of the cases are benign.
Since the tumor is slowly growing, the patient may live with meningioma for many years before he is noticed
. headache, loss of hearing, loss of memory and loss of smell.
If the tumor is asymptomatic, doctors may recommend regular monitoring of brain scans
However, if the tumor is growing or symptoms begin to develop, patients need surgery to remove all or most of the mass.
If the tumor is cancerous, radiation can be used to destroy cancer cells or parts of the mass that the surgeon could not remove.
Mother Menounos, Litsa, begins to fight the fourth stage of brain cancer from August 2016, in particular, the rare and aggressive cancer known as glioblastoma. In the photo: Menounos, on the right, with his mother
Former E! The news host tumor is called meningioma and is a tumor of the brain, which is a tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
Meanwhile, Lyme's male genital warts fight with stage 4 cerebral cancer from August 2016, in particular glioblastomas.
Also known as multivariate glioblastoma, this is a rare, aggressive type of brain tumor that appears in the brain or the spinal cord
They form from star-shaped brain cells known as astrocytes, and do their own blood supply.
Symptoms include persistent painful headaches, vomiting, seizures, double vision and unpleasant talk
Approximately 14,000 new cases are diagnosed annually, according to the American Association of Tumors of the Brain.
Treatment Opportunities for slowing and controlling tumor growth include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, but cancer is usually repeated.
Tumors are the fourth grade, the most deadly form, and the last few years of survival.
Menounos said she did not want to burden her parents with a diagnosis, so she kept it secret without informing them two days before surgery.
Menounos said she did not want to burden her parents with a diagnosis, so she did not tell them until two days before surgery. In the photo: Menounos, on the right, with his mother on the stand up to Cancer TV show in September 2018
She recently discovered in social networks that, although her mother's tumor significantly decreased, her cognitive function decreased after treatment. In the photo: Menounos in April 2019, on the left, and in February 2019, on the right
"At that moment, we heard that my mother's swelling was growing, and that was really a dangerous time and it was really scary," Menunos said.
"My mother was diagnosed almost three years ago, in August, and after eight months I was diagnosed, and therefore we both had surgery on the brain within one year of each other, for one year." The media reports that, although the tumor of her mother significantly decreased, her cognitive function decreased from treatment.
"My mother is a miracle … but cognitively, she has a lot of harm," Menounos said in the Instagram story, according to the Boston Herald. know how else to explain it. Sometimes she does not know what's going on, she can not remember things, she'll sometimes do crazy things.