|aBreakthrough|bhow one teen innovator is changing the world|cJack Andraka with Matthew Lysiak.
|aNew York, NY|bHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers|c2015.
|a239 p.|bill.|c24 cm.
|aIntroduction: The intervention -- Growing up Andraka -- The geek in the closet -- A recipe for disaster -- The knowledge cure -- Remember the patient -- Failing upward -- Cancer paper boy -- Oh my God, we killed Morley Safer -- Breakthrough -- The school of Jack : experiments, tips, and facts.
|a"Teen scientist Jack Andraka chronicles his development of an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer, and recounts his own personal story of overcoming depression and homophobic bullying. Includes hands-on science experiments"--From publisher description.
An uplifting memoir by the innovative teen who at the age of 15 created an early detection test for cancer shares the story behind his groundbreaking discovery, an effort marked by his struggles with bullying and depression. Simultaneous eBook. 125,000 first printing.