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Before biotech darling Juno Therapeutics was “Juno Therapeutics,” the company had a pluckier name: FC Therapeutics. The acronym stood for “F— Cancer,” a braggadocious rallying cry for the company’s bold drug development ambitions.

Now, after Juno’s buyout, the same team is throwing its energy and money into a buzzy startup with a similar code name: FD Therapeutics.

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