Oregon Teen invents artificial AI treatment for pancreatic cancer

Oregon Teen invents artificial AI treatment for pancreatic cancer
Oregon Teen invents artificial AI treatment for pancreatic cancer

Oregon Teen invents artificial AI treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer deaths, and Rishab Jain, 13, has invented a treatment that could change that.

The Oregon resident won the Young Scientist Challenge with his invention, an algorithm that uses artificial intelligence to locate and track the pancreas in real time, Inside Edition reports. It can be difficult to spot the pancreas during radiation treatment, as it can be hidden behind the stomach or other organs, and that often leads to healthy cells accidentally being hit by radiation.

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Jain’s algorithm not only improves the accuracy but also increases the impact of the radiation treatment, Young Scientist Challenger organizers said. He only started working on the project last year, when he discovered how lethal pancreatic cancer can be. “At the same time, I was also doing artificial intelligence programming, so I wondered if I could combine my knowledge in both areas,” he told Inside Edition. In addition to being named the winner of the contest, Jain received a check for $25,000.

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