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Cancer Experts Unveil Wishlist for US Government ‘Moonshot’

September 7, 2016

(Nature) – Advisors to the US Cancer Moonshot Initiative have produced a wide-ranging laundry list of research targets for the project — even as its funding remains uncertain. The 10 recommendations released on 7 September include the launch of a national clinical-trial network specifically targeted at therapies that harness the immune system and the creation of a 3D cancer atlas to catalogue how a tumour interacts with neighbouring normal cells.

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