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long way to go, but getting there — that’s the verdict on the highly anticipated data Grail released Saturday about its liquid biopsy for cancer.

The Illumina spinoff is almost as well known for its executive departures and ability to raise buckets of money as for its out-of-the-park goal: detecting tumors super-early, when even cancers with a horrible prognosis might be treatable, by analyzing DNA that has escaped its cells and is floating in the blood.

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