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Cancer Cure Won’t Be a “Moonshot’’

While doctors and patients generally applauded President Obama’s promise to put more resources into battling cancer, many analysts said people shouldn’t expect a clear victory in one decisive moment.

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan look on as President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address on Jan. 12, 2016.

While doctors and patients generally applauded President Obama’s promise to put more resources into battling cancer, many analysts said people shouldn’t expect a clear victory in one decisive moment. Instead, they say progress will likely come as a result of changes in research funding, insurance coverage, information sharing and use of targeted therapies. (The New York Times)

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