The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded nearly $11 million to 22 HRSA-funded health centers to improve access to life-saving cancer screenings and early detection services for underserved communities.
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Last week Vice President Joe Biden delivered his final Cancer Moonshot Task Force report to President Obama. The report explains all that has been accomplished since the creation of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative last January, and lays out the specific plan for year 2 and beyond.
We followed events, news, and tweets about the Cancer Moonshot Summit held on June 29th and created a collection of highlights. Vice President Biden puts hope at center of cancer ‘moonshot’ summit. Read our story.
A lot has been happening since the Cancer Moonshot 2020 Program was launched this past January. From gaining the support of millionaires to meetings with the Pope check out the latest Cancer Moonshot news with Our Story.
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden believe Cancer Moonshot 2020 will be this generation’s exhaustive collaborative effort to do the impossible. We are keeping an eye on the project through our Storify. Here is our story so far…
Obama and Biden have introduced an initiative called #CancerMoonshot2020 in which pharmaceutical companies, academic and research institutions, government agencies, NGOs, technology companies, insurance companies, and physicians will all work together to undertake the challenge to subdue cancer over the next four years.
CancerX, the public-private partnership that launched in March of this year to harness the power of innovation to help achieve the goals of the Cancer Moonshot, announced its inaugural steering committee and strategic priorities.
The Biden Administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, announced a new model aimed at improving cancer care for Medicare patients and lowering health care costs.
Join Bipartisan Policy Center and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network on September 30th as they host a conversation with leading national public health experts about cancer prevention and the programs and policies that can support that goal.
By Warren Kibbe, PhD – Health data enthusiasts of all stripes arrived in Washington, DC, for an annual event known as Health Datapalooza. Incredibly smart participants from government, academia, companies, startups, and patient groups meet to share ideas and brainstorm about how to share and unleash health information to improve health outcomes for all.
By Richard Pazdur MD – I am honored to be selected by Commissioner Califf as the acting director of FDA’s new Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE) in support of the Vice President’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
CMS issued the Calendar Year 2023 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, which would significantly expand access to behavioral health services, Accountable Care Organizations, cancer screening, and dental care – particularly in rural and underserved areas.