When congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, it quickly became known as the Cancer Moonshot, and had the goal of making a decade’s worth of progress in just five years in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, a disease that takes 1,800 lives per day.
FORCE brought together a panel of influential voices to give an update on the Moonshot:
Greg Simon: Executive Director for both the Biden Cancer Initiative, the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force, and co-author of the soon-to-be-released book “The Moonshot and Beyond”
Brian Frenzel: CEO of Tosk a biopharmaceutical company that’s developing medications to reduce the side effects of cancer
Dr. Stacy Blain: Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Concarlo, a biopharmaceutical company developing solutions for drug-resistant breast cancer
Lannia Stenz: Executive Director of Gilda’s Club, Madison, a non-profit that provides free emotional support and educational resources to anyone who’s been affected by cancer. …