Although Childhood Cancers Have 80 Percent Cure Rate, Trump’s $500M Welcomed With Open Arms By Scientists

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The cure rates are skewed because of the tremendous progress that’s been made with childhood leukemia, but in other pediatric cancers, the cure rates haven’t changed in 20 years. And scientists have a short-list of ideas how how they want to spend the extra money that President Donald Trump pledged in his State of the Union address. Meanwhile, HIV advocates say that to make inroads against the disease, which Trump also made a priority in his address, officials need to increase outreach to black women.