E! News host Maria Menounos reveals she's battling a brain tumour
Maria Menounos has just revealed that she is battling a brain tumour.
The TV host says she starting feeling symptoms back in February, like tiredness, dizziness and slurred speech.
An MRI scan revealed that the 39-year-old had a golf-ball sized meningioma brain tumor that was putting pressure on her facial nerves.
The news came as a huge shock to the E! News host who is currently caring for her mother who is herself suffering with stage 4 brain cancer.
“It’s so surreal and crazy and unbelievable that my mom has a brain tumour – and now I have one too,” she told People.
Last month, Maria says she underwent a seven-hour surgery that removed 99 percent of the tumour, however says that there is still a chance it could come back.
“My face is still numb. This is something that takes at least a month of healing, but I’m getting stronger and stronger everyday and I’ll be back to normal very soon.”