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Sheryl Crow

I Have a Brain Tumor

6/5/2012 2:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0605_sheryl-crow_gettySheryl Crow just announced she has a brain tumor -- but the singer insists ... there's nothing to worry about.

50-year-old Crow told the Las Vegas Review Journal, "I worried about my memory so much that I went and got an MRI. And I found out I have a brain tumor ... but it's benign, so I don't have to worry about it."

You'll recall -- Sheryl choked on stage last month in Florida, forgetting the lyrics to one of her most famous songs. She said, "I'm 50 what can I say! My brain has gone to s**t!"

It's unclear if the incident was related to her brain tumor.

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The tumor is what's called a meningioma -- a growth that develops from the protective linings of the brain and spinal cord.

According to Sheryl's rep, it's a very common condition ... and the rock star is happy, healthy, and doing great. The rep didn't say if the singer plans to pursue surgery.

It's not Crow's first cancer scare either -- Crow successfully battled breast cancer back in 2006.

We got Sheryl out just last week at LAX and she looked great. 

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Butterfly    

THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO , Susan, Justfine, Florida Girl, Sandi, Saints Fan, Lynn 317, Deborah Dillon, (through comments #4) which you, yourselves, or a cherished family member has experienced a devastating medical illness. My husband, of several years, died in my arms from an aggressive cancer which claimed him after only seven months of diagnosis. Please do what you can to stay healthy for yourselves and for your loved ones. Blessings !!!

835 days ago
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campy    

Karma for profiting off of the American tax payers. Booooo for playing at a celebratory bank bailout party.

835 days ago
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Leslie Briggs    

Hope this gets to you, several opinions, benign, slow growing, is what we want to hear. I have relationships with Henry Brem, at johns Hopkins, pushing contsent papers, in meeting with him. Her's the deal, no tumor is benign, it will seek a blood source , maybe sagiltal sinus, I had no symptom,. He is now focused on this, because we run away, when we hear benign. No one honks it's great to have there noggin opened, common in women. Don't be afraid, don't forget it is reasoning and inhibitions, so we can still be unreasonable and uninhibited, so glad I listened to him. Fellowdeer caught in the headlights, which is how you must feel right now. Leslie Briggs, D.C. / Easton, Md.

835 days ago
49.

Bonz    

How many fans do you have Martina. I bet all one of them would know if this were to be your news.
Sheryl please continue your positive determination on anything that comes your way and postivie attitude on any no-one who should as well. We (your fans) love you and hope and wish the best for you and all whom are around you. Need help with b....es like below, maybe Cher can help? Older wiser and no less beautiful.

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