Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel Unveils Recommendations to the National Cancer Advisory Board

Bonnie J. Addario Foundation Congratulates Vice President Biden and the Blue Ribbon Panel for their Work to Accelerate Cancer Research

This week, the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel, comprised of leaders from science, research and patient advocacy, presented their top 10 recommendations to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

The recommendations aim at the Moonshot goal of making 10 years of progress in five years. The 10 recommendations are:

  • Establish a network for direct patient involvement
  • Create a clinical trials network devoted exclusively to immunotherapy
  • Develop ways to overcome resistance to therapy
  • Build a national cancer data ecosystem
  • Intensify research on the major drivers of childhood cancers
  • Minimize cancer treatment’s debilitating side effects
  • Expand use of proven prevention and early detection strategies
  • Mine past patient data to predict future patient outcomes
  • Develop a 3D cancer atlas
  • Develop new cancer technologies

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