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Dakota Midday: Cancer Moonshot Panel

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During his State of the Union address President Barack Obama announced the establishment of a new initiative to accelerate cancer research called Cancer Moonshot. The initiative comes with a billion dollar pledge and is being led by Vice-President Joe Biden. The goal is to make therapies available to more patients and also improve early detection. Last week the vice president held a nationwide summit. We are recreating the panel that met at Avera Health in Sioux Falls on Dakota. Midday.

Guests Include:

Dr. Luis Rojas - Avera Medical Group Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Brian Leyland-Jones - Avera Cancer Institute Center for Precision Oncology

Walt Bones - Former South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture and member of the Avera Rural Cancer Advisory Board

David Benson - American Cancer Society

Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
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