What the cancer moonshot might mean for kids
September 16, 2016
cancer moonshot’s dual focus for pediatrics should be improving outcomes in
childhood cancers with low cure rates and alleviating the late effects of
treatment, Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s President David A. Williams, MD, and
other experts tell US News.
"The gist of the
Moonshot in pediatrics in particular is to address the currently unmet need of
cancers we're not curing," David
Williams tells US News, calling out those brain tumors and blood cancers whose
cure rates have been difficult to boost.