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Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Director Identifies Next Steps

May 3, 2016, 4:00 AM

Research grant awards for the Obama administration’s cancer “moonshot” initiative will go out in the summer of 2017, according to an update posted May 2.

Dinah Singer, director of the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative, outlined in a May 2 blog the next steps for Vice President Joe Biden’s ambitious plan to double the rate of progress in cancer treatments and prevention15 MRLR 40, 1/20/16, 24 HCPR 82, 1/18/16, 09 HCDR, 1/14/16, See previous story, 01/14/16, 10 LSLR 02, 1/22/16.

“We are at a critical juncture where the convergence of expanded knowledge and a more detailed understanding of cancer, the availability of advanced technologies, and a national commitment to ...