Aspen Ideas Festival: Curing Cancer: The Moon Shots Program Dr. Ronald DePinho, oncologist and president of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and oncologist and bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel discuss the status of the 41-year-old "War on Cancer." What's new in prevention, detection and treatment? Cancer diagnosis is up, but deaths are down. A half million Americans die of cancer every year.12:00 p.m.