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TV reporter diagnosed with cancer after viewer’s life-saving observation

A news reporter in Florida was diagnosed with cancer after an eagle-eyed viewer advised her about a problematic growth in her neck.Victoria Price, a 28-year-old investigative reporter for WFLA in Tampa, shared on Twitter that she scheduled an appointment with her doctor after receiving an email from a fan on June 4 advising her to get her thyroid checked out.“Hi, just saw your news report,” the email read. “What concerned me is the lump on your neck. Please have your thyroid checked. Reminds me of my neck. Mine turned out to be cancer. Take care of yourself.”Price later learned that she, much like the vigilant viewer, had thyroid cancer — and it was starting to spread to her lymph nodes.A bit of ~personal news~ to share. Turns out, I have cancer. And I o...