Khloé Kardashian said she had a facial tumor removed during the 2nd wave of skin cancer – National

Khloé Kardashian revealed to fans the reason behind the face band she’s been wearing in public lately.

On her Instagram story on Tuesday, the reality TV star wrote that she recently had a tumor removed from her face.

“I’ve seen a lot of stories around bandages growing on my face with some of you wondering why I’ve been wearing one for the past few weeks,” Kardashian, said of The KardashiansWritten.

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“After noticing a small bump on my face and assuming it was something as small as a milia, I decided to have it biopsied 7 months after realizing it had not moved.”

Screenshot from Khloé Kardashian’s Instagram story. The close-up image shows what the 38-year-old star believes is a pimple before she had a biopsy.

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Kardashian, 38, has shared two close-up pictures of the tumor on her face since it was removed.

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The Good American founder claims to have performed two biopsies by separate doctors. She wrote that medical professionals felt the lump was “extremely rare” for a woman her age.

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“A few days later, I was told that I needed immediate surgery to remove a tumor on my face,” Kardashian wrote.

Screenshot from Khloé Kardashian’s Instagram story. The close-up image shows the tumor that the 38-year-old star had surgery to remove.

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“I am so grateful to share that Dr Fischer was able to get everything – all my profits are clear and now we are in the healing process,” Kardashian wrote of her procedure, performed by a family doctor friend.

Kardashian told fans that they will continue to see her bandaged for a while longer.

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“When I have permission, you will probably see a scar (and a dimple on my cheek from the tumor being removed),” she continued. “But until then, I hope you’ll enjoy how I make amazing face wraps.”

Screenshot from Khloé Kardashian’s Instagram story. Kardashian’s tumor was successfully removed, and she is now in good health.

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This isn’t Kardashian’s first bout of cancer. At 19, she had melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – on her back, which was removed.

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The star urged her followers to also monitor their physical health and schedule regular checkups with their doctors.

“I am someone who puts on sunscreen every day, so no one is exempt from these,” she wrote. “Please take this seriously and do your own self-exams and annual health check-ups regularly.”

In Canada, more than 80,000 people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year, with 5,000 of these cases being melanoma. When caught early, the five-year survival rate for melanoma is 99%.

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