Producer and director Penny Marshall has reportedly been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Read more on Penny Marshall’s illness below.
Penny Marshall, 66, was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor and also a tumor on her liver. Marshall is said to have undergone brain surgery in New York on October 30, 2009.
Marshall was said to have received the diagnosis after feeling ill after a flight. A native of the Bronx and major Yankees fan, she had flown from L A to New York to see her team in the playoffs.
“After the flight, Penny felt so sick that she needed to see a doctor,” a source told the National Enquirer.
“She was vomiting and thought it might be the flu. “But she got the shock of her life when the doctors told her she had a tumor on both her brain and her liver.
“Doctors told her they needed to schedule her for surgery and that they’d need to take a biopsy to determine if she had cancer.”
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