Personalized digital solutions are becoming available that can facilitate the recognition of potentially cancerous skin growths and, consequently, reduce time to diagnosis. One such solution is a smartphone application by SkinVision, which enables users to take photos of moles and other skin lesions and, through a mathematical algorithm, identify which need medical attention. The photos can be stored, compared over time, and shared online with a GP or dermatologist.
In the news: smartphone technology helps detect high-risk moles early
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New Zealand has, together with Australia, the highest melanoma incidence in the world. The combination of skin type and UV impact from the sun put the inhibitors of New Zealand at high risk. So let’s take a closer look at the current melanoma situation in NZ.
Summer is here in Australia when many people will spend time outdoors playing sports and enjoying the sun. With the warm climate, beautiful beaches and wide-open space, the country is meant to be enjoyed this way.