Sue Perkins has had brain tumour for eight years
2 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Perkins rose to fame through her comedy partnership with Mel Giedroyc in Mel and Sue
Great British Bake Off star Sue Perkins has revealed she has a non-cancerous tumour in her pituitary gland, which prevents her from having children.
Speaking to Good Housekeeping magazine, the broadcaster said she had discovered the tumour while having medical tests for another BBC show, Supersizers.
“I’m lucky that it’s benign so it’s not in itself a worrying thing,” she said.
“Sometimes it’s big and makes me mad, and sometimes it’s small and is in the background,” the 45-year-old added.
“Sometimes it screws up my hormones. I have various tests now to make sure the side effects aren’t too onerous.”
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Source:: BBC Entertainment