"Beating cancer demands bold innovation and deliberate collaboration," Smit Patel says.
"We take immense pride in the diverse and inclusive community of pioneers coming together as members, all driven by a shared commitment to advancing the goals of the Cancer Moonshot."
Patel is the associate program director at DiMe, a nonprofit that's a co-host of CancerX, a public-private partnership aiming to "revolutionizing cancer innovation in the United States," per a press release.
Its mission: to "advance innovative solutions for cancer prevention, treatment, and cure."
Per the release, CancerX "brings together diverse stakeholders with a singular focus on advancing innovative solutions for cancer prevention, treatment, and cure."
Among its founding members: Volpara Health, a global leader in cancer detection software; the American Cancer Society; the Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.
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