The initiative calls for changing incentives in the research system, enhanced prevention and screening efforts, engaging patients as ‘partners in research’ with easy ways to share health information, expanded access to care and new therapies, and addressing rising drug prices. It has already resulted in various public-private partnerships to share research faster, support innovation, and encourage a greater sense of collaboration. It also has boosted patients’ ability to participate in clinical research.
As part of our campaign blog series for World Cancer Day, we have looked at the progress of the Cancer Moonshot and how a new era of clinical collaboration, data sharing and problem solving could achieve the project’s objectives.
We then turned our focus to the key trends in 2017 that may move the needle forwards. Our concluding blog draws together ideas and thoughts from contributors to our Twitter chat on the same topic. Below we have collated some interesting opinions shared during this #PhilipsChat.