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

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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.

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