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Rare mutation helps local woman beat lung cancer

(L-R): Lisa Hale, a Washington, D.C., Lung Force representative; Marlene Harris; U.S. Rep. Martha McSally; and Kathryn Forbes, chair of the American Lung Association, in Washington on March 16. (Courtesy Marlene Harris)

Marlene Harris is a stage 4 lung cancer survivor. The staff at the University of Arizona Cancer Center call her their “miracle kid.” “Trust me, I am,” she says. Harris was diagnosed on Jan. 18, 2013 with stage 4 non-small cell adenocarcinoma, an advanced stage of cancer. “My very… Read more »