Clinical trials key to lung cancer patient’s survival
From the Sharing Mayo Clinic blog:
In 2014, Katherine Bensen — a young, healthy nonsmoker — learned her persistent cough was caused by stage IV lung cancer. She's found one key to successfully fighting it: clinical trials.
"I've exhausted four different targeted-therapy drugs," Katherine tells KSTP-TV. But thanks to clinical trials, doctors at Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus have had something new to offer her each time a therapy has failed. And that, KSTP reports, has allowed Katherine to beat the odds.
Read Katherine's full story here.