U.S. President Obama To Sign Memorandum Calling For White House Task Force On Cancer Led By VP Biden
New York Times: Obama to Take First Step in a Cancer ‘Moonshot’
“President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum on Thursday creating a White House task force on cancer, the first step in what Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has called a ‘moonshot’ to cure the disease, administration officials said. The president will appoint Mr. Biden to lead the panel, which will include representatives from at least 13 government agencies. The group’s first meeting will be on Monday, officials said…” (Shear, 1/28).