Cancer researcher in laboratory

Cancer Moonshot Initiative

By Morgan Barnhardt |

In 2019 alone, 139,603 people died of lung cancer. According to the relaunch of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, the Biden-Harris administration hopes to cut the cancer death rate by half in the next 25 years.

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Panoramic factory plant in Cancer Alley.

Cancer Alley Louisiana and Lung Cancer

By Megan O'Leary |

Located in Southeastern Louisiana, "Cancer Alley" stretches from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Cancer Alley is known as one of the greatest hotspots for cancer cases in the United States and is home to over 150 chemical plants. Lung Cancer rates are also much higher in Cancer Alley compared to the rest of the region.

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