KathrynJo_Jorda_55782924_600 "Desperate

Housewives" star Kathryn Joosten — best known as the adorable, feisty Mrs. McCluskey on the show — underwent

successful surgery Monday to remove a cancerous growth on her lung.

According to Joosten's rep, the doctors believe the cancer

was well-contained.

Can we get a "hooray"?

"She's doing great," her rep tells People. "She'll

be in the hospital recovering for a few days. And she'll need to go in for

proactive CAT scans every few months. But there will be no [need for] chemo, no


Joosten has already survived one round with lung

cancer, in 2001. 

We have a feeling this gal will be around for a long time to


Congrats, Kathryn. Hope you recover from the surgery


Photo: Jordan Strauss / WireImage.com

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Posted by:Elizabeth Snead