WASHINGTON – First lady Jill Biden will host a roundtable Monday on breast and cervical cancer, a part of the administration’s “moonshot” effort to scale back deaths from cancer, the White Home stated.

The occasion is one in all many being launched by the American Cancer Society. Singer Mary J. Blige, an advocate for cancer screening, will take part within the roundtable with Biden.

President Joe Biden introduced in February his purpose of halving cancer deaths within the subsequent 25 years. The difficulty is private for Biden, whose son Beau Biden died in 2015 of mind cancer. Biden launched the cancer moonshot the next yr when serving as then-President Barack Obama’s vice chairman.