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Local teen works to find cure for cancer

by: Letisha Bereola Updated:

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A high school senior at Episcopal School of Jacksonville is working to find a cure for cancer.

The student, 18-year-old Alice Choi, has spent nearly 100 hours working in the Mayo Clinic where she is researching the early detection of kidney cancer. She is focusing her investigation on identifying cancers cells in kidney cancer.

Choi is a Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation grant recipient.

"The young minds of today are inspiring and knowledgeable. We believe they will find the markers and cure for cancer. We are proud to sponsor Alice as she researches the early detection of kidney cancer," said Linda Ostoski, president, Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation

Watch the video above to see Choi will talk about her research with Action News Jax reporter Letisha Bereola.