ER star undergoes surgery for breast tumor
A real life medical drama has hit actress Maura Tierney, best know for her long-running role as Abby Lockhart, in TV medical drama ER.
Tierney, who is of Irish descent, says she’s having surgery to remove a tumor in her breast. I will not know either my exact diagnosis or course of treatment until that surgery is performed,” the actress, 44, said in a statement.
The actress, has long been a supporter of breast-cancer awareness from way back. In 2005, she joined her fellow ER doctors in Ford Motor Co.’s “Tied to the Cause” ad campaign.