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Medical breakthroughs

12:00 AM ET Fri, 22 Jan 2016

Can a cure for cancer be found soon? Vice President Joe Biden is leading the cancer “moonshot” to double the rate of progress towards that goal. With more than $30 billion dollars in U.S. funding this year, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the world’s leading medical research agency. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says we’ve “got cancer’s number.” He also explains how technological and scientific discoveries are improving health around the globe.