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The Cancer Moonshot is Ready for Liftoff

On Monday, October 17, 2016, the White House released the final report of theCancer Moonshot Task Force during a special event in Washington, D.C. The report consists of detailed findings and recommendations aimed at accelerating our understanding of cancer and its prevention, early detection, and treatment. As part of this report, the Vice President also unveiled a […]

Guest Blog: A Life’s Work

Dr. W.K. Alfred Yung is Professor of Neuro-Oncology and Cancer Biology, as well as the Margaret and Ben Love Chair of Clinical Cancer Care, at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Yung recently stepped down from him position as Chair of the Department of Neuro-Oncology, a position he held since 1999, at the famed cancer center, […]

Guest Blog: How My Brain Finds New Solutions

Life can change so quickly. I was only 24 years old in 1998 working in the U.S. Congress with plans for law school. But, the unexpected emerged when I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Shocked and shattered, I entered a new world. Necessity can become a powerful teacher. I conducted research that helped me […]