- The President's commitment is a galvanizing call for a renewed effort to find new tools to fight cancer, writes Otis Brawlay
- Brawley: The more we learn, the closer we get to controlling this dreaded disease
Dr. Otis Brawley is the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, a world-renowned cancer expert and a practicing oncologist. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)As a physician-scientist specializing in oncology, I find President Obama's State of the Union announcement of a "cancer moonshot," as some have called it, exciting and hopeful.