Close 18-pound tumor removed from man's thigh Melvin Jacobs says he now has something to live for after a doctor successfully removed an 18-pound tumor from his thigh. The tumor had been growing over the course of nine years and left Melvin almost completely bed-ridden. WKYC 10:01 AM. EST May 05, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Roof torn off, power lines down in strong morning storms Report: Sex demanded for promotion at Kay, Jared Early morning weather forecast for March 1, 2017 Whistleblower: millions wasted at NE treatment center Trump's address: Immigration Early Morning Forecast For Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Parents facing child endangerment charges for heroin overdose WKYC Breaking Live Video Good Samaritan's quick action helps save life 4th grade Solon Pianist is making a trip to NYC More Stories David Cassidy to appear on Dr. Phil to discuss… Mar. 1, 2017, 11:40 a.m. Lightning strike causes fire at Ashtabula County church Mar. 1, 2017, 8:47 a.m. Strong storms strike Northeast Ohio: Photos Mar. 1, 2017, 5:11 a.m.