Jack Andraka:
Un promettente test per il cancro pancreatico... realizzato da un adolescente

TED2013 · 10:49 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Più dell'85 per cento dei casi di cancro al pancreas ricevono una diagnosi tardiva, quando si ha una probabilità di sopravvivenza inferiore al 2 per cento. Com'è possibile? Jack Andraka ci parla di come ha sviluppato un sistema di diagnosi precoce del cancro pancreatico che è super-economico, efficace e non invasivo, il tutto senza ancora avere 16 anni.

Cancer detector inventor
A paper on carbon nanotubes, a biology lecture on antibodies and a flash of insight led 15-year-old Jack Andraka to design a cheaper, more sensitive cancer detector. Full bio
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