MD Anderson Cancer Center Plans 'Moon Shot' for Cures

New program aims to eliminate eight cancers within the next decade.
3:00 | 09/21/12

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The University of Texas is launching an all out war on cancer the so called moon shot effort is -- tenure project by the -- cancer center. Targeting eight specific forms the disease including breast ovarian and lung cancers. University of Texas expects to spend as much as three billion dollars. They're calling it moon shot because they're hoping to generate the same level of interest and attention. The president Kennedy's put a manned -- and -- decades speech did in 1962.

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