Clinical trial and exercise give lung cancer patient new life

Patti Callan was determined not to let stage 3 lung cancer keep her from making the most of her life. She worked with Dr. Zhonglin Hao at the Georgia Cancer Center to find a clinical trial program offering her hope and a helping hand.

Patti and Dr. Hao talked with News Channel 6’s Derrikia Young about the decision to pursue the clinical trial, as well as why exercise played a key role in Patti’s recovery.

WJBF: Lung cancer survivor beats all odds and overcomes statistics

July 19, 2017

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Chris Curry is the Communications Coordinator for the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-799-8841 or

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