President Obama Puts Joe Biden in Charge of Curing Cancer

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Joe Biden and Azra Raza at the VP's home

And I am proud to inform you that my sister and fellow 3QD editor Azra is one of a select few on Vice President Biden's task force to figure out how to do this!

This is Charlotte Alter in Time:

President Obama announced Tuesday in his final State of the Union that Vice President Joe Biden would spearhead an initiative to cure cancer.

“Last year, Vice President Biden said that with a new moonshot, America can cure cancer,” Obama said, before noting that Biden has worked with Congress to add resources for the National Institutes of Health. “Tonight, I’m announcing a new national effort to get it done. And because he’s gone to the mat for all of us, on so many issues over the past forty years, I’m putting Joe in charge of Mission Control. For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the family we can still save, let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.”

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