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Sheryl Crow Diagnosed With Brain Tumour

06/06/2012 12:13 | Updated 06 August 2012

US singer Sheryl Crow has revealed she was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour last year.

The singer - whose hits include All I Wanna Do and Run Baby Run - said the tumour was discovered after she went to hospital to have an MRI scan when she kept experiencing memory loss.

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In an interview with the Las Vegas Review Journal she said: "I haven't really talked about it. In November, I found out I have a brain tumour. But it's benign, so I don't have to worry about it. But it gives me a fit."

Sheryl admitted she became concerned after forgetting the words to some of her biggest hits on stage - including a show in Florida in May this year when she joked to the crowd: "I'm 50 - what can I say?"

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It's not the first time the singer has had a major health scare. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 but beat the disease after a successful course of treatment.

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