• Opinion: The Cancer Moonshot will never take off without economists and finance experts

    9 days ago - By STAT

    In February, President Biden announced the reboot of the Cancer Moonshot and vowed to reduce cancer mortality by 50 percent in the next 25 years. It's a goal that's both lofty and achievable - but only if the advances in science are accompanied by progress in controlling costs and innovations in financing cancer treatment.
    Research and public health advances over the last three decades have already reduced cancer mortality by about one-third. Vaccines can now prevent many cases of cervical , head and neck , and liver cancer. Breast cancer can be detected early with currently available...
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