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Mashable
Cancer "Moonshot" initiative raises questions about what it means to cure cancerAlexis Devaney was unaware of the large tumor growing in her body until a frien
Cancer "Moonshot" initiative raises questions about what it means to cure cancer
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
Alexis Devaney was unaware of the large tumor growing in her body until a friend of the family pointed out a peculiar lump in her back during a visit. A few scans and biopsies later, she was informed that she had thyroid cancer. She was 12-years-old... Read more
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News 8000
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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My EastText
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
My EastText / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo | Health - Home English law still forbids embryos to be implanted into a woma
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
| Health - Home English law still forbids embryos to be implanted into a woman Bjarki Johannesson/NY Stem Cell Foundation British scientists have been... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KSPR Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KSBW Salinas / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
UK scientists to genetically modify human embryo
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Scientists to genetically modify human embryoBritish scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human
Scientists to genetically modify human embryo
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreadingObama calls for rapid Zika research amid warnings virus could reach regions whe
Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreading
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Obama calls for rapid Zika research amid warnings virus could reach regions where 60% of US population lives Obama briefed on the potential spread of the virus by top health and national security officials Recent study estimating the virus could... Read more
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BBC News
Zika virus: President Obama calls for urgent action - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Zika virus: President Obama calls for urgent action
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say US Election 2016 Zika virus: President Obama... Read more
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TribLIVE
Study of Zika, birth defect link hastens as spread to Americas predicted Neighborhoods Carmen Chicas Mejia, 82, covers her mouth and nose while cit
Study of Zika, birth defect link hastens as spread to Americas predicted
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Neighborhoods Carmen Chicas Mejia, 82, covers her mouth and nose while city workers fumigate her home... Read more
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Boston Herald
US babies should be tested for Zika virus, CDC saysWASHINGTON — An obscure mosquito-borne virus that has already prompted warnings
US babies should be tested for Zika virus, CDC says
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON — An obscure mosquito-borne virus that has already prompted warnings in Central America to avoid getting pregnant and is thought responsible for thousands of birth defects in Brazil has now reached the United States, according to health... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
US Officials Respond To Spread Of Zika Infected Mosquitos NorthPosted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – 11:22 AM (Reuters) – U.S. health officials
US Officials Respond To Spread Of Zika Infected Mosquitos North
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Posted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – 11:22 AM (Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Tuesday issued interim guidelines for health care professionals in the United States caring for infants born to mothers who traveled or lived in an area with Zika... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreadingCHICAGO: U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link betwee
US boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreading
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO: U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link between Zika virus infections and birth defects in infants amid predictions for widespread circulation of the mosquito-borne virus within the United States during warmer... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreadingCHICAGO U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link between
U.S. boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreading
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link between Zika virus infections and birth defects in infants amid predictions for widespread circulation of the mosquito-borne virus within the United States during warmer... Read more
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Aljazeera
Zika virus vaccine 'could take three to five years'Researchers say developing a vaccine for the Zika virus - suspected of causing
Zika virus vaccine 'could take three to five years'
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
Researchers say developing a vaccine for the Zika virus - suspected of causing brain damage in babies - could take up to five years, as health experts called for new incentives for drug companies. The Zika outbreak, which the World Health... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Zika virus found in Australians returning from South AmericaZika virus found in Australian travellers returning from South America, virolog
Zika virus found in Australians returning from South America
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
Zika virus found in Australian travellers returning from South America, virologist says Photo: The Aedes aegypti species of mosquito, found in far north Queensland, can act as vectors for the Zika virus. (Supplied: US Dept of Health and Human... Read more
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TribLIVE
Women advised to avoid pregnancy as Zika virus spreads Neighborhoods Zika, a mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects, is exp
Women advised to avoid pregnancy as Zika virus spreads
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
Neighborhoods Zika, a mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects, is expected to spread to the United States and most of the Americas,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WHO warns Zika virus to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine huntZika virus: WHO warns virus to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt P
WHO warns Zika virus to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Zika virus: WHO warns virus to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt Photo:The Zika virus is transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which also spread dengue and chikungunya.(Muhammad Mahdi Karim/Wikimedia Commons) The mosquito-borne Zika... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Zika to spread across Americas - WHOThe mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousan
Zika to spread across Americas - WHO
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile, the World Health Organisation says. Zika has not yet been... Read more
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Reuters
Zika virus set to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine huntGENEVA/LONDON The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain dam
Zika virus set to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
GENEVA/LONDON The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Zika... Read more
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iol.co.za
Biden leads drive for cancer cureDavos - US Vice-President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the United States woul
Biden leads drive for cancer cure
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Davos - US Vice-President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the United States would speed up the approval of promising new drug combinations in his government's newly announced drive to cure cancer “once and for all”. Biden, who lost his 46-year-old... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Biden pledges faster US approval for cancer drug cocktailsDAVOS, Switzerland: US Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday (Jan 19) that t
Biden pledges faster US approval for cancer drug cocktails
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
DAVOS, Switzerland: US Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday (Jan 19) that the United States would speed up the approval of promising new drug combinations in his government's newly announced drive to cure cancer "once and for all". Biden, who... Read more
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Reuters
Biden pledges faster U.S. approval for cancer drug cocktailsU.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the session 'Cancer Moonshot: A Call to
Biden pledges faster U.S. approval for cancer drug cocktails
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the session 'Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action' during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland January 19, 2016. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the session 'Cancer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Biden pledges faster US approval for cancer drug cocktailsDAVOS, Switzerland: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the Unit
Biden pledges faster US approval for cancer drug cocktails
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
DAVOS, Switzerland: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the United States would speed up the approval of promising new drug combinations in his government's newly announced drive to cure cancer "once and for all". Biden, who lost his... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerDon't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It proba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
The Houma Courier / Posted 23 days ago
Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't be cured in my lifetime, but I think it'll be cured in yours," President Barack Obama told a 4th-grader in Baton Rouge on Thursday. There's been striking... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerDon't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It proba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
The Daily Comet / Posted 23 days ago
Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't be cured in my lifetime, but I think it'll be cured in yours," President Barack Obama told a 4th-grader in Baton Rouge on Thursday. There's been striking... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Vice President launches initiative to cure cancer at PennLess than a week after Barack Obama tasked him with leading an effort to cure c
Vice President launches initiative to cure cancer at Penn
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 24 days ago
Less than a week after Barack Obama tasked him with leading an effort to cure cancer in his State of the Union address, Vice President Joe Biden launched the new initiative Friday afternoon with a roundtable discussion at Penn’s Abramson Cancer... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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The Columbian
Administration launches ‘moonshot’ effort in cancer fightWASHINGTON — Harking back to America’s triumphant race into space, the Obama ad
Administration launches ‘moonshot’ effort in cancer fight
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON — Harking back to America’s triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a “moonshot” effort to cure cancer. Don’t expect miracles in the administration’s last months in office. “It probably won’t be... Read more
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Orange County Register
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON – Harking back to America’s triumphant race into space, the Obama ad
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
Orange County Register / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON – Harking back to America’s triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a “moonshot” effort to cure cancer. Don’t expect miracles in the administration’s last months in office. “It probably won’t be... Read more
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FOX News
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerHarking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't be cured in my... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer WASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the O
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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ABC Montana
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
ABC Montana / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerDon't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It proba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't be cured in my lifetime, but I think it'll be cured in yours," President Barack Obama told a 4th-grader in Baton Rouge on Thursday. There's been striking... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Drugmaker under fire for taxpayer-funded cancer drug that costs $129,269 a yearTwo nonprofit groups have petitioned the federal government to take actions to
Drugmaker under fire for taxpayer-funded cancer drug that costs $129,269 a year
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Two nonprofit groups have petitioned the federal government to take actions to increase the competition for a cancer drug, developed by a Japanese company whose U.S. affiliate is in Northbrook, that costs $129,269 a year. The groups are asking the... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerWASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Oba
Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't... Read more
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