8-year-old undergoes mastectomy to treat rare form of breast cancer

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah —  An 8-year-old girl in Utah has surgery to treat a rare form of breast cancer.

Chrissy Turner was diagnosed with Secretory Carcinoma last month.

She underwent a mastectomy yesterday.

Her mother says the cancer did not spread to her lymph nodes.

Chrissy is expected to be in the hospital for a few more days until she is strong enough to return home.

Her father has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and her mother is a cervical cancer survivor.