Skin cancer app

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Skin cancer app

Post by community » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:19 pm

What are your thoughts on a skin cancer app helping spot skin changes?

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Re: Skin cancer app

Post by DaveSchlichting » Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:10 pm

I've noticed that there are a lot beginning to pop up that are available. I think the ideas is good in assisting patients with gaining knowledge and tracking their current moles (mapping and tracking).

I know the app that was created within our Derm department (in a partnership) seemed to be gaining popularity and the overall mission seemed well intended. As part of using the app the user was prompted to allow the proprietor of the program to use the users pictures and data of the moles to increase the knowledge of the app. Thus the app was continually learning and gaining intelligence and the ability to better recognize regular and irregular moles.

Our departments app was https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1048337814

Mole Mapper Melanoma Study
By OHSU

Description

MoleMapper™ is a personalized tool to help you map, measure, and monitor the moles on your skin. Using a familiar Maps-like interface, you can measure the size of a mole using the camera and a reference coin.

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