Marcia Cross put to good use her time off during the Hollywood writers' strike. The Desperate Housewife headed to Washington, D.C., in January to lobby Congress to pass legislation that would require a 48-hour stay in the hospital post-mastectomy. "It's not like we're asking for a week in the hospital. It's 48 hours," Cross said, presenting 20 million signatures in support of the legislation gathered from mylifetime.com. "These women have major surgery and are sent right home. Can you imagine? I mean, have you seen a mastectomy scar?"