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  • Obama creates new cancer task force, blessing Biden's effort 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 11:41 am

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama created a new federal task force Thursday to accelerate cancer research, putting Vice President Joe Biden in charge of the drive to streamline government efforts toward a cure.

  • Launching cancer moonshot, Biden says politics impeding cure story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-15-16 11:12 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Vice President Joe Biden launched a "moonshot" initiative Friday to hasten a cure for cancer, aiming to use his final year in office to break down barriers in the medical world he says are holding back progress on eradicating the dreaded disease.