8yo girl diagnosed with rare breast cancer

A young girl in Utah has been diagnosed with secretory breast carcinoma, a rare form of breast cancer.

Chrissy Turner, 8, discovered the tuma in her breast on November 9.

“She came to us on a Sunday afternoon and said Mommy I have been scared and I have this lump,'” Chrissy’s mum Annette Turner told ABC News.


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“Only one in one million are diagnosed and she is the youngest that they’ve run across having this particular type of breast cancer, I broke down.”

While the breast cancer Chrissy has is extremely rare, her doctors at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City believe Chrissy can be successfully treated.

Chrissy will undergo a mastectomy at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City.

Photo: YouTube video screenshot

Photo: YouTube / Chrissy Turner, 8, diagnosed with rare breast cancer

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