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President Obama announced he is putting Vice President Joe Biden in charge of a new national initiative - a "moonshot" - to find a cure for cancer. The effort will be a public-private partnership.
Dr. Ronald DePinho tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that it's "terrific" that the White House is making this a national priority. DePinho is president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the world's leading cancer facilities, which is leading its own moonshot program.
- Ronald DePinho, M.D., president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
This segment aired on January 13, 2016.