The Urgency of Now: Launching the Biden Cancer Initiative

Mar 12, 2017

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

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Vice President Biden will outline his plans for a Biden cancer initiative, calling on attendees at SXSW to join him to take on cancer. In his remarks, he will reflect on the progress made under his leadership of the White House Cancer Moonshot, call for innovative solutions to tackle the barriers that prevent faster gains against cancer, and describe how he plans to remain in the fight.

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Joe Biden

Joseph Biden Foundation

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