Research Ethics

Research Ethics Considerations Regarding the Cancer Moonshot Initiative

ethics, genetics, biology of cancer, comorbidities
ONF 2016, 43(4), 428-431. DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.428-431

If the Precision Medicine Initiative was the launching pad, the Cancer Moonshot Initiative is the liftoff. A billion-dollar mission to “eliminate cancer as we know it,” the Cancer Moonshot Initiative underscores the Precision Medicine Initiative’s near-term focus in oncology research and translation. Spearheaded by Vice President Biden, the goal is to condense a decade of research into actionable results within five years.

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