Cancer is the epidemic of our time — over half a million Americans die each year from cancer — more than 1,500 each day. 15 million of our family, friends, and colleagues are currently living with the disease.
This is why we were excited when the White House announced the Cancer Moonshot earlier year, declaring a goal to make a decade worth of advances in cancer prevention and treatment in just 5 years.
Of course the word “Moonshot” evokes our race to put a man on the moon in the 1960s. …