Doctors remove 35-pound tumor from young woman

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Doctors successfully removed a 35-pound tumor from a young woman in Peru. (KABC)

At first glance, you'd think she was pregnant, but a young woman in Peru was actually carrying around a 35-pound tumor.

Now, after undergoing surgery, 22-year-old Iranita Rojas is finally recovering and looking forward to a new life.

Doctors operated for more than three hours Wednesday, successfully removing the tumor.

It had been growing for the last eight years.

Rojas says she's happy she can finally fulfill her dream of studying accounting.
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