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Teenager Creates Cancer Detection Device

 At 15, most boys are chasing girls at the mall, but Maryland teen Jack Andraka was a little more productive with his time.

Andraka’s story begins when he was just thirteen. He just lost a close family friend to the disease and wanted to know more. Andraka’s googling led him to discover a shocking truth – there are no affordable and accurate tests to detect this cancer.

The test administered now is only done by a doctor after the person isalready suspected to have the disease. The 60-year-old test is a biopsy and is only administered after an imaging test. This means anyone without healthcare is spending a ton of money just to diagnose a disease that will probably kill them.

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