MedCity News May 15, 2022
Robert Fallon

Government-funded initiatives such as the Cancer Moonshot support not only the primary science that often serves as a foundation for medical advances, but also ensure that patients with rare cancers are not overlooked.

I’ve been a big fan of the Cancer Moonshot since President Biden first championed the initiative when he was serving as Vice President under President Obama. I previously shared my personal experience talking with him about it when I serendipitously bumped into him on the Acela train, and he was gracious enough to have a conversation with me about the future of cancer care and research.

Last month, President Biden announced the reigniting of the Cancer Moonshot. The reinvigorated effort shares goals of the original initiative in...

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