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The Federal Trade Commission charges several promoters of supposed melanoma-detection apps with deceptive marketing and says they must provide evidence to back up their claims.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new study of hundreds of middle-schoolers uses ultraviolet-imaging technology to show that sun damage can happen early in life.