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President Biden pushes forward with 'cancer moonshot'

President Joe Biden speaks during a "Cancer Moonshot" event. (Alex Brandon/AP)
President Joe Biden speaks during a "Cancer Moonshot" event. (Alex Brandon/AP)

President Biden is announcing an effort to cut cancer deaths in half within the next 25 years. He is making the announcement in Boston on the anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s moonshot initiative.

Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt talks with Dr. Jeff Meyerhardt of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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