Patient Story: Macroadenoma leads to two Primary Surgeries and Four Follow-up Surgeries

Former Miss Georgia Markie Thomas-Cohen tells her pituitary story to the Marietta Daily Journal. She was first diagnosed with Addison’s Disease. Then a migraine led her to get an MRI, where they discovered a tumor and a cyst on her pituitary. She had two initial surgeries, then four additional surgeries to deal with air leaks from her sinuses. And she’ll still need radiation, all with no insurance. Read more here.

Markie Thomas Cohen

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Caption: Pituitary patient Markie Thomas-Cohen

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