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Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Summits to Be Held June 29

May 26, 2016, 10:13 PM

Vice President Joe Biden is calling on the public to host cancer “moonshot” summits across the country on June 29.

According to the White House announcement, these summits will mark the first time that individuals and organizations representing all facets in the cancer community will convene to meet the initiative’s goal of doubling the rate of progress toward cancer prevention and treatments.

“The goal is to make a quantum leap,” Biden said in a May 25 call. “We cannot do that with one organization.”

The National Cancer Moonshot Summit will be a series of events as part of the initiative ...