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Cari Herington

Cari Herington

Cari Herington, MBA, is Executive Director of Nevada Cancer Coalition, a non-profit organization working to reduce the burden of cancer in Nevada by fostering statewide collaboration, empowering people with information and resources, and advocating for equitable access to care. NCC helps to guide cancer control in Nevada through development and implementation of each five-year Nevada Cancer Plan.

COMMENTARY

Cancer Moonshot misses the mark by glossing over prevention, early detection

By: - February 21, 2022

Earlier this month, President Biden reignited his Cancer Moonshot initiative with a laudable goal of reducing cancer deaths by at least 50% over the next quarter century. The effort is a continuation of the 2016 initiative that focused on groundbreaking research and advances in cancer treatment. Since that launch, the National Cancer Institute reports having […]