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TLC Announces 'Intense' New Medical Series 'Take My Tumor'

New TLC medical series 'Take My Tumor'

The TV channel that's brought viewers Dr. Pimple Popper and My 600-Lb Life is introducing a new medical series: Take My Tumor. As the title of the show suggests, the new medical transformation program features doctors removing tumors from individuals, who, TLC notes, have "extreme cases." Described as an "intense series," Take My Tumor "highlights unique patients, difficult surgeries, and life-changing procedures."

So, if you're a fan of medical reality TV or have a strong stomach—the trailer alone advises viewer discretion—here is everything to know about Take My Tumor, including its cast and release date.

What is the Take My Tumor release date?

The new limited series, produced by Ping Pong Productions for TLC, will debut on Wednesday, April 3.

How to watch Take My Tumor

Tune into the show on TLC.

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What days will Take My Tumor air?

New episodes of Take My Tumor will air on Wednesdays.

What time will Take My Tumor be on?

The medical series will broadcast at 10 p.m. ET.

What is Take My Tumor about?

Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal, Dr. Jason Cohen and Dr. Ryan F. Osborne will be taking on some of the "most challenging cases of their careers" as they remove tumors from patients, including a woman who is said to be "covered in over a thousand tumors from her head to her toes" and another women with a 20-pound tumor that starts at the back of her neck and reaches below her waist. According to TLC, the patients, who are from around the world, are "looking to get their lives back and these surgeons are their last hope."

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Who is cast in Take My Tumor?

The medical experts are:

Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal

Per TLC, Dr. Dalal is "a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist in Burlingame, California and has been in practice for 20 years."

Dr. Jason Cohen

Per TLC, Dr. Cohen is "a surgical oncologist and general surgeon in Beverly Hills, California. He is a leading expert in the surgical treatment of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

Dr. Ryan F. Osborne

Per TLC, Dr. Osborne is "the Director of Head and Neck Surgery at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI) in Los Angeles, California and is an internationally renowned expert surgeon."

The show features a variety of patients as described in the episode guide provided by TLC below:

The Woman Covered in Thousands of Tumors (airs April 3)

Per TLC, "Charmaine from Trinidad suffers from one of the most extreme cases of neurofibromatosis ever recorded. Tumors cover every inch of her body and obstruct her ability to breathe and swallow. Without surgery, these growing tumors threaten her life."

The Woman with A Tumor Half Her Height (airs April 10)

Per TLC, "Thirty-year-old Alexandra has a 20-pound, sagging tumor that starts at the back of her neck and now reaches below her waist. As the tumor on Claudia's backside continues to grow, so does the urgency for surgeons to remove it."

The Man with the Talking Neck Tumor (airs April 17)

Per TLC, "A massive tumor on Tim's neck continues to grow at an alarming rate, but doctors fear that removing it could leave him paralyzed."

The Man with the Hanging Face Tumor (airs April 24)

Per TLC, "Despite his family's pleas, Marlow explores a high-risk surgery to remove a facial tumor. Also, Amy has let the tumor on her back grow for more than 17 years. After finally making the decision to remove it, she learns that now it might be too late."

The Woman with a Tumor for a Stomach (airs May 1)

Per TLC, "The bulbous tumor growing from Jennifer's stomach threatens her relationship with her long-time boyfriend. Fifteen-year-old Marcelo travels from Angola to Los Angeles to have a massive neck tumor removed, but the operation may be too risky."

The Man with the Spicy Tumor (airs May 8)

Per TLC, "The enormous mass on the back of Arlin's neck and head constantly oozes fluids, but surgery may prove to be too challenging. A tumor on Renae's shoulder and back has caused her to retreat from the public's eye, impacting her job as a care pastor."

Is there a trailer for Take My Tumor?

TLC released a trailer for the show on March 12 containing graphic procedures. Viewer discretion is advised.

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