Vice President Continues Moonshot Listening Tour at Cancer Centers

Vice President Joe Biden continues his National Cancer Moonshot Initiative, by visiting cancer centers across the country. The Vice President’s initiative aims to break down barriers and encourage collaboration among academia, the government and the private sector in order to deliver more effective treatments and therapies to patients. The Vice President is learning of breakthroughs taking place at our nationís cancer centers, discovering the advances possible through immunotherapies, genomics, and combination therapies. A timeline of the Vice Presidentís initiative is below. To update AACI on an upcoming visit with the Vice President, please contact

1/12- State of the Union Address Announcing the Cancer Moonshot Initiative
1/15- Vice President Visits Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
1/28- AACI Board of Directors Thanks Vice President for Cancer Moonshot Initiative
2/01- Vice President Holds First Moonshot Task Force Meeting
2/10- Over 185 State and National Cancer Organizations Thank the Vice President for Cancer Moonshot Initiative
2/10- Vice President Visits Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center
2/26- Vice President Visits Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
2/27- Vice President Visits UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
3/21- Vice President Visits Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
3/29- Vice President Visits Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University