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Jack Andraka: Un prometedor examen para el cáncer de páncreas... obra de un adolescente

TED2013 · 10:49 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Más del 85 % de los cánceres de páncreas se diagnostican tarde, cuando alguien tiene menos del 2 % de posibilidades de supervivencia. ¿Cómo puede ser? Jack Andraka habla de cómo desarrolló un examen prometedor de detección precoz para el cáncer de páncreas que es súper económico, eficaz y no invasivo... todo antes de cumplir 16 años.

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