President Biden names 6 to National Cancer Advisory Board

President Joe Biden is appointing six new leaders to the National Cancer Advisory Board, which complements President Biden's Cancer Moonshot program aiming to end cancer worldwide, according to a Feb. 2 news release. 

The six new board leaders are: 

Margaret Anderson is a federal health and nonprofit client adviser and managing director at Deloitte. She has advanced research in oncology, COVID-19 response and women's health. 

Richard Boxer, MD, is a clinical professor of urology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Boxer has been a urologist for more than 16 years and has cared for more than 7,000 cancer patients. 

Ysabel Duron is a journalist who reports on the disparities in cancer research and care between white and Latino populations. 

Julie Papanek Grant, is a general partner at life science and technology venture fund Canaan. She has been primarily focused on new products for oncology. 

Dr. Ana Navas-Acien, PhD, is a professor of environmental health sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. 

Fred Tabung, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Comprehensive Cancer Center in Columbus. He focuses on diet and nutrition as a contributor to cancer diagnoses. 

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