It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.
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Researchers are using laser-induced ultrasound to provide much earlier detection of aggressive melanoma cancers, before tumors even have a chance to form.
An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.
When good moles go bad, the iOS app can help determine your risk for melanoma. The app uses photos of your moles, and a risk assessment process, to give you a heads-up about your cancer chances.
A new study of hundreds of middle-schoolers uses ultraviolet-imaging technology to show that sun damage can happen early in life.
A device developed in Sweden changes color as the risk of over-exposure progresses to warn wearers when it's time to get out of the sun.
Researchers at the University of Missouri use photoacoustic technique to locate melanoma cells, thus helping doctors more accurately identify melanoma stages.
The UMSkinCheck app prompts users to take 23 photos that cover the entire body and act as a baseline for future photos that can be sent to dermatologists.
FDA approves the first human clinical trial using inorganic material in the same way as a drug, and it will determine whether the "C dots" are safe and effective in five melanoma patients.