Somai’s carelessness could have cost him dearly- even his life. This is something we can learn from.

After doctors were able to remove a massive tumor from the neck of an Indian farmer, he had plenty to be grateful for.Somai, a 55-year-old farmer from Basti in the state of Uttar Pradesh, had ignored the growth of this tumor for two decades. He thought it was just a third gland that had swollen until it grew to be almost the same size as his head.When the tumor, which was actually benign, was removed from Somai, it weighed about 1.4kg- about the same size as three pints of milk.

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