The journal «Practical oncology» / Т.18, №1 - 2017, The most important achievements in oncology in 2016

Cancer moonshot

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DOI: https://www.doi.org/10.31917/1801093
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This article discusses the Cancer Moonshot program launched in 2016 by the government of US. The main purpose of this program is to «…end cancer as we know it…». In order to achieve this aim 150 outstanding scientists and oncologists formulated 7 main recommended fields of research, breakthrough in which should change cancer paradigm. Among them network for direct patient engagement into clinical trials and high-throughput molecular research, cancer immunotherapy translational science research, drug therapy resistance mechanisms elucidation, symptom management and others. Here we try to show the details of each recommendation.

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