Recent Press on Cancer Breakthroughs 2020:

January 2017

           GPS Cancer Changes the Game in Cancer Treatment: Alix Redmonde, ABC MySuncoast, January 13, 2017

           Breakthrough Testing for Cancer Treatments: Scene Magazine, January 1, 2017

December 2016

          NantHealth, NantKwest and NantOmics Announce Availability of GPS Cancer and Phase I-III QUILT Trials             Through the U.S. National Institute of Health's NantHealth News, December 8,2016

November 2016

          NantCare Unveils Solutions to Support CMS Oncology Care Model: HIT Consultant, November 3, 2016

          Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 will arm oncologists with new tools: Karen Appold, Managed Healthcare                   Executive, November 1, 2016

October 2016

Joyce Murtha, Advocate for Breast Cancer Awareness, Treatment and Research, Has Own Battle With         Disease: Randy Griffith,, October 13, 2016

          Taking On Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, The Hill, October 13, 2016

Surgeon, Scientist, and Entrepreneur: One Man’s Fight Against Cancer: The Journal of the American MedicalAssociation, October 4, 2016

September 2016

         Foxconn's Gou and biotech billonaire Dr. Soon-Shiong join hands to battle cancer: Debby Wu, Nikkei Asian          Review, September 27, 2016

        Windber's 'Cancer Center of the Future' Gets New Name: Randy Griffith,, September 8, 2016

        Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 and NantHealth Launch a Global Inflammatory Breast Cancer Working Group           to Investigate Personalized Immunotherapeutic Treatment Options for Rare Disease: NantWorks News,                 September 2, 2016

August 2016

         Cancer Breakthroughs 2020, NantHealth Target Breast Cancer:, August 30, 2016  

Connellsville Hospital to Be Involved in National Cancer Study: Tara Rack-Amber, Uniontown Herald Standard, August 15, 2016

July 2016

          I'm an immigrant and a Muslim. And I'm here to cure cancer:, July 28, 2016  

June 2016

How Precision Medicine Will Shift From Research to Clinical Care: Health IT Analytics, June 22, 2016

Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 Forms Melanoma, Sarcoma Working Group: GenomeWeb, June 17, 2016

It’s Time to Use Knowledge and Technology to Radically Change the Way We Treat Cancer: The Yucatan Times, June 10, 2016

Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 Targets Head, Neck Cancers:, June 8, 2016

Providers Turn to Technology to Match Patients to Clinical Trials: Beth Kutscher, Modern Healthcare, June 7, 2016

The world's richest doctor wants to revolutionize cancer treatment by making it tailor-made: Business Insider, Lydia Ramsey, June 3, 2016

May 2016

 Cancer Breakthroughs 2020: An Important Step Towards Cancer Care: Robert Meyer, AZ Big Media, May 15, 201

The National Practice Benchmark for Oncology: 2015 Report for 2014 Data: Carla Balch, Journal of Oncology Practice, May 18, 2016

Colon Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Mid-Stage Trial: Managed Care Magazine, May 11, 2016

Morning Read: Soon-Shiong Shares Good News on Adenovirus Vaccine, Olympus Settles Kickback Charges for $306M: Neil Versel, MedCity News, May 11, 2016

Biden calls for open-data research: David Pittman, POLITICO, May 10, 2016

Regenerative Medicine: Dr. Soon-Shiong on hopes for cancer vaccine : Tracey McClure, Vatican Radio May 10, 2016

The Vatican and Stem Cells: Christian DeHaemer, Energy & Capital, May 4, 201

Biden, Soon-Shiong, Frist Take Cancer Message to Vatican: Neil Versel, MedCity News, May 2, 2016

April 2016

The Billionaire Doctor Who Plans to Cure Cancer, Kirti Patel, Verdant Health,, April 30, 2016

Redondo Beach Man Fighting a Death Sentence to See His Daughter Through College: Sandy Mazza, Daily Breeze, April 30, 201

Drug Companies Align With Researchers: Bradley J. Fikes, The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 25, 2016

Commentary: Franklin Institute Celebrates the Luminaries and Potential of Science: Larry Dubinski, president and CEO of The Franklin Institute,, April 22, 2016

A Biotech Billionaire's Cancer 'Breakthroughs.' Medscape, April 20, 2016.

Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong CEO of Nanthealth With Leonard Kish at HIMSS 2016 on HealthIT TV Live Stream: Leonard Kish, Health IT TV, April 13, 2016

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong CEO of NantWorks Joins National Cancer Breakthroughs Initiative:, April 8, 201

Blue-Ribbon Panel Advises NCI on Cancer 'Breakthroughs', Zosia Chustecka, Medscape, April 7, 201

New Panel to Lead Cancer Breakthroughs Project for Precision Medicine: Sara Heath, Health IT Analytics, April 5, 2016

Federal Government Appoints Blue-Ribbon Advisory Panel for Cancer Breakthroughs: Nicole Gray, Healthcare Dive, April 5, 2016

Meet the Breakthroughs Experts: GenomeWeb, April 5, 2016

Morning Read: Valeant Slashes Sales Staff for Women’s libido Pill Addyi: Meghana Keshavan, MedCity News, April 5, 2016

Expert Panel Named to Consult National Cancer Breakthroughs: Emily Rappleye, Becker’s Hospital Review, April 5, 2016

Obama Administration’s Cancer ‘Breakthroughs’ Initiative Takes Another Step Forward: Tanya Campbell, Maine News Online, April 5, 2016

Panel of Experts Named to Advise Biden on Cancer 'Breakthroughs',, April 4, 2016

UCSD Scientist Named Cancer "Breakthroughs" Adviser: Gary Robbins, The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 4, 2016

Blue-Ribbon Panel Named to Advise Administration on Cancer ‘Breakthroughs’: Laurie McGinley, The Washington Post, April 4, 2016

Scientific Advisers Tapped to Guide Biden’s Cancer Breakthroughs: Jocelyn Kaiser, Science Magazine, April 4, 2016

NCI Creates Blue Ribbon Panel to Help With Cancer Breakthroughs Initiative: Healio, April 4, 201

March 2016

International Business Times: Phoenix hopes to become a destination for cancer care,, March 26, 2016

Dr. Soon-Shiong of NantWorks Talks Cancer Breakthroughs in Healthcare, HIT Consultant, March 25, 2016

Our Turn: The next generation of cancer care is here: Don Smith and Sharon Harper,, March 22, 2016

LIVE from #HiMSS16: Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong MD @DrPatSoonShiong: Gregg Masters and Douglas Goldstein, Health Innovation Media, March 14, 2016

Betting On Cancer: Phoenix Aims to Become Oncology Destination As More Cities Look to Biotech for Growth: Elizabeth Whitman, International Business Times, March 9, 2016

La Jolla’s Geek Woodstock: Josh Baxt, San Diego Magazine, March 8, 2016

Winning the Cancer War: Start With the Deepest Intelligence: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Nautilus, March 7, 201

Scientists Just Made a Major Breakthrough in Personalized Cancer Treatment: Sy Muhkerjee, Fortune, March 4, 201

Immuno-oncology Driving More Precise Cancer Treatment: Damian McNamara, Medscape, March 4, 2016

Biotech Mogul: Cancer Treatments Could Work on Zika Virus: Sean Captain, Fast Company, March 4, 2016

San Diego Key Part of Program to Beat Cancer by 2020: Bradley Fikes, The San Diego Union-Tribune, March 3, 2016

Soon-Shiong Q&A: Targeted Cancer Therapy Is Doomed to Fail: Nicole Oran, MedCity News, March 3, 2016

The Next Breakthroughs in Healthcare: Howard Krein, Startup Health, March 2, 2016

Windber Medical Center, Windber Research Institute Have New Names: Daily American Online, March 1, 2016

New Name for Local Hospital: Charlotte Ames, WTAJ, March 1, 2016

February 2016

How the Ambitious Cancer Breakthroughs Hinges on the Potential of Immunotherapies: Nicole Gray, BioPharma Dive, February 28, 2016

Advances in Genomic Medicine ‘Unstoppable’: Damian McNamara, Medscape, February 26, 2016

Soon-Shiong Envisions Better, Ultimately Cheaper Cancer Care: Mandy Jackson, SCRIP Intelligence, February 26, 2016

Soon-Shiong Makes Case for “Cancer Breakthroughs” at Biocom Conference: Bruce Bigelow, Xconomy, February 26, 2016

Drawn by Talent, the World's Richest Doctor Gobbles Up More Land in Phoenix: Alex Keown,, February 23, 2016

This Biotech Billionaire Plans Bigger Expansions in Phoenix (Video): Angela Gonzales, Phoenix Business Journal, February 22, 2016

Five Things for Pharma Marketers to Know: Friday, February 19, 2016: Jaimy Lee, Medical Marketing & Media, February 19, 2016

Phoenix Children's Hospital, City to Host Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 Pediatric Cancer Research: Andrew Bernier, KJZZ, February 19, 2016

Blast off: Phoenix Children’s Hospital joins movement to find cure for pediatric cancer: Mike Sackley, KTAR, February 19, 2016

Breakthroughs initiative taps 10 children's hospitals for consortium: Emily Rappleye, Becker’s Hospital Review, February 19, 2016

Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 Project Launches Pediatric Consortium Arm: GenomeWeb, February 19, 

Children’s Healthcare Center Named Founding Member of National Pediatric Cancer Initiative: Ellie Hensley, Atlanta Business Chronicle, February 18, 2016

Children's Hospital Joins National Cancer-Care Initiative: Paul J. Gough, Pittsburgh Business Times, February 18, 2016

Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 Announces the Formation of a National Pediatrics Consortium, a Major Milestone in the War on Cancer in Children: FierceBiotech, February 18, 2016

Soon-Shiong's Cancer Breakthroughs forms pediatric partnerships: Maria Castellucci, Modern Healthcare, February 18, 2016

Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 Rolls Out New Pediatric Consortium: Meghana Keshavan, MedCity News, February 18, 2016

Phoenix hospital joins billionaire doctor's cancer 'Breakthroughs': Ken Alltucker, The Arizona Republic, February 18, 2016

CHOC Joins Cancer Initiative: Vita Reed, Orange County Business Journal, February 18, 2016

Arizona works to become epicenter in cancer fight: Marcy Jones, FOX 10, February 18, 2016

Avera, Sanford Join Others to Fight Cancer:, Casey Wonnenberg, February 17, 2016

January 2016

5 Takeaways From the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference: Managed Markets Network, January 15, 2016

Obama's State of the Union Address Announces 'Moon Shot' Effort to Cure Cancer: Katrina Pascual, Tech Times, January 14, 2016

Obama Has Announced Plans to Cure Cancer in His Final State of the Union: Peter Dockrill, ScienceAlert, January 14, 2016

W20, Sitrick in Cancer 'Breakthroughs': O'Dwyer's PR News, January 14, 2016

JPM16 Winds Down: Valeant's Pricing Promise, J&J's Small Deal Focus, & a Murky Biopharma Outlook: Sy Mukherjee, BioPharma, January 14, 2016

Reader Poll: Will 'Moon Shot' Initiative Help Cure Cancer?: Medscape, January 14, 2016

Soon-Shiong Lassos National Immunotherapy Coalition to Shoot the ‘Moon’ in Cancer: Marie Powers, BioWorld Online, January 14, 2016

Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong's Dream Team: The National Immunotherapy Coalition: Managed Markets Network, January 14, 2016

The U.S. Government Offers More Details on Its "Breakthroughs" Effort to Cure Cancer: Sean Captain, Fast Company, January 14, 2016

Controversial Billionaire Inspired by Biden to Start Cancer Research Group: Laura Lorenzetti, Fortune, January 14, 2016

With $1.5M Grant, Columbia University to Extend Pediatric Precision Cancer Program Across NYC: GenomeWeb, January 14, 2016

JP Morgan- Jumping In Front of the Cancer Immunotherapy Parade: Seeking Alpha, January 13, 2016

Obama Wants To Cure Cancer, Announces New “Breakthroughs” Led By Biden: Susan Scutti, Medical Daily, January 13, 2016

SA Doctor Heads 'Breakthroughs 2020' Team to Develop Cancer Vaccine: Laura Newnham, Health24, January 13, 2016

JPM16: An Unprecedented Cancer Cure 'Breakthroughs,' Anthem Threatens Express Scripts Breakup: Sy Mukherjee, BioPharma Dive, January 13, 2016

Cancer Breakthroughs 2020: Independence Blue Cross to Cover Genome Sequencing Costs: Nicole Gray, BioPharma Dive, January 13, 2016

President Obama Plans to Cure Cancer, Here’s How: Maria Jose Inojosa, Pulse Headlines, January 13, 2016

Battling Cancer Comes to the Fore at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference: Arundhati Parmar, Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry, January 13, 2016

Reaction to Obama's Call for Cancer Cure: Joshua Robinson, KULR-TV, January 13, 2016

Cervical Health Awareness Month: How Far We've Come Since Nixon Declared War on Cancer: Nicole Gray, BioPharma Dive, January 13, 2016

Business News Roundup, Jan. 12: San Francisco Sun Times, January 12, 2016

What to Look for in Obama's Speech: Brianna Ehley, Politico, January 12, 2016

Billionaire Pulls Together Drugmakers, IBX for Cancer Collaboration:, January 12, 2016

Drug Companies to Try a Unified Front Against Cancer: Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association,, January 12, 2016

Big Pharma Joins Forces to Form National Immunotherapy Coalition: The Pharma Letter, January 12, 2016

Amgen, Soon-Shiong Join Coalition on Cancer Trials: L.A. Biz, January 12, 2016

Coalition Aims to Speed Up Cancer Immunotherapy Development: Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, January 12, 2016

Power Sheet - January 12, 2015: Geoff Colvin and Ryan Derousseau, Fortune, January 12, 2016

Independence Blue Cross to Cover Gene Sequencing for Cancer Care: Joanne Finnegan, FierceHealthPayer, January 12, 2016

Drug Firms to Try a Unified Front Against Cancer: Andrew Pollack, Business Standard, January 12, 2016

Amgen (AMGN), Celgene (CELG) and the World's Richest Doctor and More Team Up for Breakthroughs Cancer Trials: BioSpace, January 12, 2016

Drug Companies to Try a Unified Front Against Cancer: Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association,, January 12, 2016

Drug Companies Join Forces To Team Up on Cancer Trials: James Rufus Koren, NewsFactor Network, January 12, 2016

Huge Coalition to Advance Cancer Treatments: Christine Blank, ModernMedicine, January 12, 2016

Is Digital Health's Investment Hype Growing Faster Than Adoption?: Beth Kutscher, Modern Healthcare, January 12, 2016

Obama Touts Cancer Moon Shot in Last State of the Union Speech: Robert Lowes, Medscape, January 12, 2016

Here's How President Obama Wants to Cure Cancer: Sean Captain, Fast Company, January 12, 2016

Hospital Joins New National Cancer Effort: WTAJ, January 11, 2016

Rival Drug Firms Team Up to Test New Approach to Cancer Treatment: Rebecca Robbins and Sharon Begley, STAT, January 11, 2016

Independence Blue Cross to Cover Whole Genome Sequencing: John George, Philadelphia Business Journal, January 11, 2016

Drug Companies to Try a Unified Front Against Cancer: Andrew Pollack, The New York Times, January 11, 2016

Five Things for Pharma Marketers to Know: Monday, January 11, 2016: Kevin McCaffrey, Medical Marketing and Media, January 11, 2016

Biopharma’s Top Brass Forms Bold New Immunotherapy Coalition: Meghana Keshavan, MedCity News, January 11, 2016

Amgen and Soon-Shiong Collaborate on Cancer Trials: James Rufus Koren, Los Angeles Times, January 11 ,2016

Big Pharma Joins Forces to Tackle Cancer: David Crow, Financial Times, January 11, 2016

Independence Blue Cross, Other Companies Form Immunotherapy Coalition; Humana Expands Use of Telemedicine in Medicare Advantage: FierceHealthPayer, January 11, 2016

A Billionaire's Cancer Breakthroughs: Caroline Chen, Bloomberg Business, January 11, 2016

Monday Morning Update 1/11/16: HIStalk, January 11, 2016

Triangulating Comms for Better, Coordinated Health and Care: Barbra McGann, HfS Research, January 11, 2016

Billionaire Pulls Together Drugmakers for Cancer Collaboration: Financial Advisor Magazine, January 11, 2016

Day One Notes – JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, San Francisco: Shepard Health Law, January 11, 2016

Business News Roundup, Jan. 12: SFGate, January 11, 2015