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Fei Jianjun. 40 years old Chinese man from Maxiang village (Jilin province in China), who has been cruelly nicknamed "Hippo Man" is going to have operations to remove the tumor from the nose. He did not receive any medical treatment for his huge nose as a result of poverty until the hospital offered him free surgery. His nose is the size of a human fist. Fei receives a CT scan at a hospital in Changchun, Jilin province in August 2010.

His condition began as a small bump on the end of his nose nearly a year ago - but it now covers so much of his face that his eyes have been pushed onto the side of his head.

Doctor Zhang Jianjun, of Jilin Military General Hospital, said Fei suffers from very severe form of nose cancer called rhinocarcinoma, and will die within six months without immediate treatment.

"We will give him radiation therapy first to shrink the tumor underneath, and then we'll perform plastic surgery on him," he said.

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Added: Sep-7-2010 
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