Source Pravda.Ru

Doctors say surgery to remove massive growth from girl success

Doctors who operated to remove a 16-pound (7.2-kilogram) tumor-like mass from the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/379/16587_face.html' target=_blank>face of Haitian girl called the 17-hour procedure a success Friday, and said she was in stable condition and breathing on her own.

The surgery went so well that surgeons were able to remove the growth from both sides of 14-year-old Marlie Casseus' face, rather than just one side as planned.