Cancer Moonshot Effort Unveils Dozens of Initiatives to Speed Research

WASHINGTON, DC — US federal officials have unveiled a dozen new initiatives designed to accelerate cancer research, speed new therapies to patients, foster data sharing, and simplify participation in clinical trials, all part of the formal liftoff of the Cancer Moonshot program. The Moonshot program, headed by Vice President Joe Biden, aims to “end cancer once and for all.”  The new initiatives were announced in conjunction with Moonshot summits being held on June 29 in Washington, DC, and at 260 locations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam…..”I firmly believe we can do in the next 5 years what would ordinarily take 10,” Vice President Biden said at the Washington, DC, summit. Read more…

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