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Phoebe Putney's annual event raises awareness for lung cancer

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Phoebe Putney's annual "Shine A Light" program Thursday highlighted lung cancer for the first time and raised awareness and offering support to patients.

Survivor Tommy Burrell talked about the importance of catching lung cancer early.

He said a program called lung watchers saved his life.

“I want to encourage people to take advantage of this wellness programs sponsored mainly by Phoebe Putney Hospital. If they miss that, it may be a life threatening thing,” Tommy Burrell, Lung Cancer, Survivor.

Experts also presented the latest advancements in lung cancer treatment tonight.

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