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Bidens Announce New Cancer Moonshot-Like Initiative

June 26, 2017, 4:18 PM

Former Vice President Joe Biden will continue his White House cancer moonshot effort to “end cancer as we know it” through a new initiative announced June 26.

The Biden Cancer Initiative builds on the work he led in his final year at the White House to double the rate of progress for cancer treatments and prevention therapies.

According to the announcement, the initiative will bring together patients, researchers, hospitals, health centers, the government, and philanthropic groups to identify and address the critical issues in cancer prevention, research, and care to achieve these goals. The goals of the initiative are to ...