Biden to continue work on cancer, drug costs after leaving White House

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Takeaway

  • Vice President Joe Biden said he will continue to work on issues around access to cancer treatment when he leaves office, following up on the "cancer moonshot" initiative championed by the Obama administration.
  • Biden said he would create and lead a nonprofit organization focused on a range of cancer issues, including access to treatment, particularly for vulnerable underserved populations, and the cost of cancer drugs.

Why this matters

  • Biden said the new organization would address some of the problems that were identified during the moonshot process, such as the silos of cancer researchers that need ...