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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Cancer Moonshot Summit at Howard University in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Biden is trying to bolster efforts to cure cancer at this summit focusing on research and innovative trials. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Cancer Moonshot Summit at Howard University in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Biden is trying to bolster efforts to cure cancer at this summit focusing on research and innovative trials. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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Vice President Joe Biden says the nation owes it to future generations to speed up the progress on fighting cancer. Biden spoke at Howard University today at a Cancer Moonshot Summit, one of a series of nationwide events detailing his initiative.

David Nather, Washington editor at STAT, a publication on health and medicine issues, was at the event, and tells Here & Now's Robin Young about what's ahead for the Cancer Moonshot program.

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David Nather, STAT Washington editor. He tweets @DavidNather.

This segment aired on June 29, 2016.

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