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A promising test for pancreatic cancer from a teenager
My Science Academy ^ | July 12, 2013 | Jack Andraka

Posted on 07/12/2013 4:27:15 AM PDT by jmcenanly

Over 85 percent of all pancreatic cancers are diagnosed late, when someone has less than two percent chance of survival. How could this be? Jack Andraka talks about how he developed a promising early detection test for pancreatic cancer that’s super cheap, effective and non-invasive — all before his 16th birthday.

Talk by Jack Andraka


TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: cancer; cancertest; males; pancreaticcancer
Video at link
1 posted on 07/12/2013 4:27:15 AM PDT by jmcenanly
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To: jmcenanly

Interesting.


2 posted on 07/12/2013 4:43:22 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

very


3 posted on 07/12/2013 5:30:15 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: jmcenanly
Interesting. Both of my grandmothers died of pancreatic cancer. I always figured there was a chance that the disease could be in my future.
4 posted on 07/12/2013 6:49:26 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: stayathomemom

Grandmother and an uncle both on father’s side. Same here.


5 posted on 07/12/2013 6:50:42 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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