” If you sequence a cancerous tumor, you should be able to tailor the therapy according to the root cause of the cancer. But it has taken so long to do the sequencing – which also requires time to prepare the samples and interpret the deluge of data that comes out – that the patients are already undergoing therapy by the process if over. “


” The ability to diagnose an imminent heart attack has long been considered the holy grail of cardiovascular medicine. “


” Our brain starts a long degenerative arc beginning around age 40. “


” The problem is that it takes physicians so long to accept a radical change. And the lag is unacceptable. “



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If you sequence a cancerous tumor, you should be able to tailor the therapy according to the root cause of the cancer. But it has taken so long to do the sequencing - which also requires time to prepare the samples and interpret the deluge of data that comes out - that the patients are already undergoing therapy by the process if over.
The ability to diagnose an imminent heart attack has long been considered the holy grail of cardiovascular medicine.


Our brain starts a long degenerative arc beginning around age 40.
The problem is that it takes physicians so long to accept a radical change. And the lag is unacceptable.
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