‘Moonshot’ Brings Cancer Institute’s Dr. Peter Yu Together With Vice President Biden

September 26, 2016


Peter Yu with Joe Biden

Peter Yu, MD, right, physician-in-chief at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, shakes hands with Vice President Joseph Biden at the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, which took place in June. Dr. Yu, who is a past president of ASCO, spoke to Biden about the vice president’s “Moonshot” initiative to achieve a decade’s worth of progress in finding new approaches and solutions in the fight against cancer in just five years time.