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Worried About Skin Cancer? There’s an App for That

melanoma app

MelApp is an iPhone app that tries to detect melanoma at an early and curable stage, using mathematical algorithms and image based pattern recognition technology. To use the app, you take a picture of a suspect mole or freckle with your iPhone's camera, zoom in to ensure it fills the green box on the screen, and the photo then gets uploaded and evaluated against a database licensed from Johns Hopkins University Medical Center.

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