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38 Research Papers Added To PLOS Blue Marble Health Collection

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: Expanding the Blue Marble Health Collection PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases co-Editor-in-Chief Peter J. Hotez, Chief Editor of PLOS Medicine Larry Peiperl, and Editorial Project Manager of PLOS Collections Nathaniel Gore discuss the latest update to the Blue Marble Health Collection, a series of research papers…

Cancer Moonshot Plans Begin To Take Form

The Lancet: Launching a plan for the Cancer Moonshot Editorial Board “…Eight months ago [a Lancet] editorial worried that the aims of the Cancer Moonshot were nebulous and overly ambitious. Now, as the Moonshot plans unfold, we see opportunities for them to be more determined. … Among these, is beginning…

Cancer Experts Release 10 Recommendations For U.S. Cancer Moonshot Initiative

CQ News: Cancer Panel Approves ‘Moonshot’ Recommendations “Advisers to the National Cancer Institute approved recommendations Wednesday from scientists working with President Barack Obama’s cancer moonshot initiative that suggest harnessing the genomic information of cancer patients to create a national clinical trial network…” (Williams, 9/7). Nature: Cancer experts unveil wishlist for…

Improving Global Health Requires Addressing Disparities In Access To Diagnostics, Treatments For NCDs

Project Syndicate: Killing Non-Communicable Diseases Steve Davis, president and CEO of PATH “…[N]on-communicable diseases (NCDs) like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and respiratory ailments [are] becoming far and away the world’s leading causes of death. … Consider diabetes, one of the fastest-growing NCDs. … [I]n poorer communities, tools and medicines to…

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