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AACR Applauds Launch of Biden Cancer Initiative

6/26/2017

​PHILADELPHIA — Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, president of the American Association for Cancer Research, today issued the following statement regarding the announcement of the Biden Cancer Initiative, a new venture to make progress in cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and care:

“We are extremely excited that former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden are formally announcing the launch of the Biden Cancer Initiative today. The former vice president will now be able to take his extraordinary passion and ability to inspire people to another level as he continues the momentum he began in January 2016 to make a major positive difference for cancer patients and their loved ones worldwide. The AACR looks forward to working with Mr. and Dr. Biden and their team on numerous initiatives that will result in an acceleration of advances in cancer research for the benefit of improvements in patient care.”