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.
Inspired by America’s drive 54 years ago, to put a man on the moon, MD Anderson has an ambitious and comprehensive action plan to make a giant leap for patients with Cancer. Dr. Joxel Garcia will share insights and perspectives on the use of data for cancer research and care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.