US president endorses “moonshot” effort to cure cancerBMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i213 (Published 13 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i213
- Michael McCarthy
In his final State of the Union address to US Congress, President Barack Obama emphasized the accomplishments of the first seven years of his presidency, urged people to unite in tackling the challenges confronting the nation, and announced a national effort to cure cancer, to be led by his vice president, Joe Biden.
The president noted that Biden, whose son, Beau, died of brain cancer last year, has called …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial