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TED Talk

April 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

nanoSTAR would like to invite you to the Rotunda at noon on Monday. You are not going to want to miss this talk from an amazing 17yr. old that developed a promising test for pancreatic cancer! Please join us!

What: Presentation by Jack Andraka, introduced by Keith Williams Where: Rotunda dome

When: Monday, April 21st at Noon

Description: 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.

more info at: http://www.ted.com/talks/jack_andraka_a_promising_test_for_pancreatic_ca...