Lung Cancer Patient Travels Thousands of Miles for Treatment in Colorado

Lung cancer patient Tabitha Morgan participates in a clinical trial at the CU Cancer Center.
July 18, 2014

Alaska resident Tabitha Morgan is a new mom. She’s also a nonsmoker. But she’s been diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer, so she travels to the University of Colorado Cancer Center for treatment with an experimental drug available in a clinical trial.

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