DAVIE, FLA. (WSVN) - First Lady Dr. Jill Biden arrived in South Florida on Sunday night, preparing for a significant event set to take place Monday morning. She will be the keynote speaker at the Cancer Survivorship Summit held at Nova Southeastern University in Davie.

The Cancer Survivorship Summit holds personal significance for the first lady and President Joe Biden, who have made it their mission to combat cancer after the loss of their son, Beau, to an aggressive brain tumor in 2015.

“In February, the President and I reignited the Cancer Moonshot with a bold ambition to build a world where the word cancer forever loses its power,” said Dr. Biden.

In her address at the summit, the first lady is expected to emphasize the importance of unity in the fight against cancer.

“We know this – cancer does not discriminate, red and blue,” she expressed. “It doesn’t care if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. Beating cancer is something we can do together, and that’s why I’m here today.”

Joining Dr. Biden at this all-day event is Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, herself a breast cancer survivor. The summit will focus on life after diagnosis, providing invaluable local resources and support services.

Dr. Biden will later visit military families at Patrick Space Force Base near Cape Canaveral.

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