Cancer Took His Wife. Now He’s CEO Of One Of The Most Audacious Cancer Startups In Years

Cancer Killed A Google Executive’s Wife. He Thinks His New Startup Might Have Saved Her Jeff Huber Jeff Huber, who helped lead the development of Google’s ad software and its iconic maps application will be the chief executive of Grail, a startup that raised $100 million last month to create a blood test to detect cancer early, when it is treatable. His reasons are scientific, but also...

A Single Blood Test For All Cancers? Illumina, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos Launch Startup To Make It Happen

A Single Blood Test For All Cancers? Illumina, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos Launch Startup To Make It Happen Illumina CEO Jay Flatley What if a simple blood test could detect any cancer early, when it was still easy to treat? It sounds like science fiction. But Illumina, the $24 billion (market cap) biotechnology company that has pioneered cheap, efficient sequencing of DNA, says it could be a reality in a...