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Adding another milestone to the health care sector, a team of doctors in Meghalaya has successfully removed a 24 kg tumour from the abdomen of a 37-year-old woman patient.

This was informed by state chief minister Conrad Sangma himself.

Sangma, took to Twitter to make this announcement.

He said the doctors during a three-hour long surgery at Tura District Maternity and Child Hospital (DMCH) successfully removed the tumour.

Sangma tweeted:

‘A team of Doctors of the Tura District Maternity and Child Hospital (DMCH) successfully removed a 24kg Tumour from the abdomen of a patient from East Garo Hills.

I congratulate Dr Vince Momin and the Team for the successful operation and I wish the patient a speedy recovery.’

He also congratulated Dr Vince Momin and the medical team for the successful operation.

Sangma wished the patient a speedy recovery.

DMCH Superintendent Icylda Sangma said the woman, from East Garo Hills, was admitted at the hospital on July 29 after she developed severe abdominal pain and the surgery was conducted on August last.

One of the doctors of the hospital also donated blood to the patient.

On the other hand, the community members offered financial assistance for the surgery and other treatment costs.

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