National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins tells CNBC's On the Money that cancer research has reached an "inflection point."

Collins was in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, where he met with Vice President Joe Biden, who is heading up the new cancer moonshot initiative, CNBC adds.

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