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A young girl was diagnosed earlier this month with a rare form of breast cancer.


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Young Chrissy from Utah has recently been diagnosed with secretory breast carcinoma, at just eight years old.

Chrissy’s mother, Annette Turner, told ABC News that it was Chrissy who first found the tumour.

“She came to us on a Sunday afternoon, she said, ‘Mummy I have been scared and I have this lump,'” Turner recalled “It had been there for a while.”

So, “I was in shock,” Chrissy’s mother explained. “No child should ever have to go through cancer,” she added.
“My heart and thoughts are on my daughter and having her get better.”

“I was kind of scared to kind of figure out what it was,” Chrissy said.

“It is very treatable,” said Chrissy’s physician Dr. Brian Bucher, at Primary Children’s Hospital. “Chrissy will need to undergo a simple mastectomy…to remove all the remaining breast tissue to prevent this cancer from coming back.”

We wish Chrissy all the best.

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  • My thoughts and prayers are with you beautiful Chrissy.

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  • I am quite shocked and wishing her the very best. Cancer is such a terrible disease.

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  • Thank goodness the doctor said it is very treatable.

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  • What a little trooper. Hope all goes well for her!

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  • Wishing her a speedy recovery…..what an awful thing to go through at such a young age.

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  • Soldier on sausage your a little champ. So brave xx

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  • Wishing this brave girl a speedy full revovery

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  • All the best Chrissy to you and your family fight hard & never Ever give up you can beat this we are praying for you all the way from Australia. XXXX

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  • Poor little love. Glad to hear that it is treatable though!

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  • Very sad. My heart goes out to this girl and family

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  • oh my goodness. how terrible for this poor little girl. no child should have to go through that.


    • No one should have to endure cancer, particularly children.

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  • So shocked to hear about this. So glad that they caught it early and it’s treatable. All the best to Chrissy and her family.

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  • how scary! at least she will get treatment! it is so foreign to hear of a child going through this. wishing her a speedy recovery!

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  • My prayers and hope go out to young Chrissy. It hard enough for adults to go through. This little darling hasn’t even begun to enjoy her life yet. All the best Chrissy

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  • Poor little darling! Kids should not have to deal with these awful illnesses :(

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