Cancer

Yahoo! News: Jill Biden meets cancer survivors, military families during Texas trip

February 24, 2022

During a visit to the Mays Cancer Center, Biden spoke to patients and doctors about the disparities of cancer care among Latinos. The Biden administration, along with the first lady, have advocated for jumpstarting cancer screenings that were missed or delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure that tools to detect and treat cancer […]


The Hill: Jill Biden meets cancer survivors, military families during Texas trip

February 24, 2022

During a visit to the Mays Cancer Center, Biden spoke about the disparities of cancer care among Latinos and highlighted the importance of combating language and cultural barriers to make better care possible among the community. Read story


San Antonio Report: Jill Biden visits Mays Cancer Center as part of White House initiative to reduce cancer deaths

February 24, 2022

The visit comes after the Biden administration announced the restart of the Cancer Moonshot initiative earlier this month. Read story


KSTX (Texas Public Radio): First Lady Jill Biden visits medical and military facilities in San Antonio

February 24, 2022

Several San Antonio cancer survivors and their doctors talked with Biden as she toured the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read story


KSAT: First Lady Jill Biden makes multiple stops during San Antonio visit

February 24, 2022

The centerpiece of the first lady’s visit to the Mays Cancer Center was a listening session with experts about the cancer health disparities in the Latino community. Read story


KENS 5: First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited cancer center, military families in San Antonio

February 24, 2022

She arrived Wednesday, Feb. 23, to attend listening sessions and take a tour as part of the Cancer Moonshot initiative. Read story