Launching cancer moonshot, Biden says politics impeding cure

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, speaks during a meeting with Guatemala's president-elect Jimmy Morales in Guatemala City, Thursday, Jan 14, 2016. Biden is on a one day trip to attend Morales' presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden launched a “moonshot” initiative Friday to hasten a cure for cancer, aiming to use his final year in office to break down barriers in the medical world he says are holding back progress on eradicating the dreaded disease.

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