Skin cancer apps ‘cannot be relied upon for accurate results’, study finds -

Skin cancer apps ‘cannot be relied upon for accurate results’, study finds

Skin cancer apps ‘cannot be relied upon for accurate results’, study finds. Smartphone apps designed to detect the risk of skin cancer are poorly regulated and “frequently cannot be relied upon to produce accurate results”, according to a new analysis. Researchers based in the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Applied Health Research, in collaboration with[…]

Apps valuable tools for skin cancer self-monitoring, say dermatologists -

Apps valuable tools for skin cancer self-monitoring, say dermatologists

Apps valuable tools for skin cancer self-monitoring say, dermatologists. Apps that allow patients to keep photographic records of their skin and track changes over time are viewed by dermatologists as important tools for self-monitoring for skin cancer, according to new findings. The Skin Health Alliance 2019 Dermatologists Survey found that 93% of 245 dermatologists said[…]

App developed for patients to detect melanoma warning signs -

Skin mapping app developed for patients to detect melanoma warning signs

Skin mapping app developed for patients to detect melanoma warning signs. An AI skin mapping app has been developed to allow patients to detect one of the most common warning signs of melanoma. Miiskin, the app that supports the British Skin Foundation’s work, has introduced the technology to help alert adults to new moles and marks on[…]