Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, British Celebrity and Pituitary Patient, Passed Away
Several months ago Highlights ran an article about British TV host and socialiate Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, who announced last year that she had a prolactinoma. Sadly, she passed away recently at the age of 45. Her cause of death remains unclear at this point. She reportedly also struggled with autoimmune disease and had sought treatment for drug and alcohol addiction in the past. It is important to note that although prolactinomas can be life changing, they are rarely fatal. To read more Ms. Palmer-Tomkinson's untimely passing, click here for the BBC article or click here for the Daily Mail article. If you would like to learn more about prolactinomas and the symptoms of a pituitary tumors visit our website www.pituitary.org.