OAP has football sized tumour removed from neck

Joyce Haigh before the operation to remove the huge tumour.

Joyce Haigh before the operation to remove the huge tumour.

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A Doncaster woman who had been living with a two kilogram tumour on the side of her neck for over 20 years has made a remarkable recovery following surgery to remove the massive lump.

Joyce Haigh, 79, from Thorne, amazed doctors when she went to Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Emergency Department in October 2013 with the football sized tumour.

Joyce had been brought to hospital by husband, George after the lump had started to bleed relentlessly.

 

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