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    Modern Healthcare: Cancer ‘moonshot’ could provide needed boost to promising therapies

    Vice President Joe Biden’s call for “a moonshot to cure cancer” contains lofty rhetoric, but a reorganization of research in the country and more money to help develop treatments has great potential for saving lives, researchers said.

    A few months ago, when Biden announced he wouldn’t be seeking the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, he said he would instead devote much of his time to promoting cancer research. At his final State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama put Biden in charge of an effort to “make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.”

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