This week, former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden took the stage at SXSW 2017 in Austin, Texas.
The loss of his son, Beau, took Biden out of the 2016 race for the presidency, but it also inspired him to make the “cancer moonshot” a reality.
This $6.3 billion research initiative aims to double the pace of cancer research over the course of five years by carefully targeting spending and making the best new therapies in the field available to more people.
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