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October 12, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden to Speak at Edward M. Kennedy Institute on Cancer Moonshot Initiative

BOSTON – On Wednesday, October 19, Vice President Joe Biden will speak at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative – a national effort to end cancer as we know it.

The White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force’s mission is to double the rate of progress in cancer research and treatment, striving to accelerate what could be achieved in ten years in just five. The Vice President will give remarks on the efforts of the task force.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:30 p.m. EST

WHERE: Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Columbia Point – Boston, MA 02125

PRESS: The event is open to credentialed media who RSVP in advance to Natalie Boyle at Media who RSVP in advance must do so no later than Tuesday, October 18, at 5 p.m. Additional details, including media check-in, parking, and onsite logistics will be emailed to registered press.

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