BIDEN CANCER INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES 57 NEW COMMITMENTS TO DOUBLE THE RATE OF PROGRESS

The Biden Cancer Initiative announced 57 new commitments from the public and private sectors in response to Vice President Joe and Dr. Jill Biden’s call to find solutions that will double the rate of progress against the cancer. These innovative programs and partnerships focus on data sharing, patient support, education, and empowerment, research, clinical trials, access to care, disparities, and prevention and early detection. They were announced during the Biden Cancer Summit on September 21, 2018.

Statements denoted with an asterisk (*) represent efforts that are follow-ups to commitments made as part of the White House Cancer Moonshot in 2016.

Categories

  • BIO Ventures for Global Health: African Access Initiative
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation*
  • ECHO Institute Health Sciences Center University of New Mexico: Project ECHO*
  • National Minority Quality Forum:  Cancer Index Atlas*
  • Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network: Challenges of Cancer in Rural Northern New England
  • Crush it For Curtis Foundation: Clinical Trial Connector
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Pediatric Acute Leukemia Initiative
  • Medidata Solutions: Digital Quality of Life in Oncology
  • Medidata Solutions: Rave Omics Analysis
  • National Pediatric Cancer Foundation
  • SignalPath Research: SignalPath Research Consortium
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation: Childhood Cancer Data Lab*
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology: M-CODE
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH) Registry*
  • Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: The Kids First Data Resource Center*
  • The Eliminate Cancer Initiative: The Universal Cancer Databank
  • EMD Serono: Global Oncology Big Data Alliance (GOBDA) – Rare Cancer Registry and Rare but Serious Adverse Events Initiative
  • Syapse: Syapse Learning Health Network*
  • Airbnb: Open Homes Platform Medical Stays
  • ALK Positive: Oncogene Collaboration Initiative
  • CANCER101 & Health Collaboratory:  Health Untangled™ / Learning Preference Barometer*
  • CancerAid
  • Cancer Beast: Gene sequencing education for firefighters
  • Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation: BT Buddies
  • Colorectal Cancer Alliance: Patient & Family Journey Initiative
  • Evergreen Exhibitions: Unlocking Cancer
  • Family Reach
  • Lyft: Revolutionize transportation services for patients*
  • Take Action Against Cancer
  • X4 Health: Health Records Request Wizard
  • American Lung Association: Saving Lives by Making Lung Cancer Screening More Accessible
  • California Breast Cancer Research Program: Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Alliance: March Forth
  • Deloitte: An XPRIZE in Early Cancer Detection*
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center: Colon Cancer Prevention in the Neighborhood*
  • City of Miami Beach*
  • Munson Healthcare System, Cowell Family Cancer Center: Cancer Screening and Early Detection in a Rural Setting
  • AliveAndKickn: HEROIC Mosaic Research Community
  • Elsevier*
  • Global Center for Medical Innovation*
  • Health and Environmental Sciences Institute: THRIVE*
  • HOSA-Future Health Professionals: Service project
  • The Legacy Program in Brain Cancer
  • The Life Raft Group: Pediatric and SDH-Deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Consortium
  • Lymphoma Research Foundation: Adolescent and Young Adult Lymphoma consortium
  • SEngine Precision Medicine: Project APOLLO: Personalized-Organoids-based-High-Throughput Functional Screens to guide therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer
  • VIONIC (Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium Foundation)
  • WeWork: Cancer Collaboration Hubs
  • Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine (ATOM)*
  • APOLLO*
  • NCI Cancer Research Data Commons*
  • NCI-CONNECT*
  • The Finding Cancer Trials Collaborative*
  • International Cancer Proteogenome Consortium: Cancer knows no borders*
  • Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C)*
  • The NCI, VA Interagency Group to Accelerate Trials Enrollment (NAVIGATE)*
  • Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT)*