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MelApp checks for skin cancer, tracks moles

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.

By July 13, 2011

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Bright idea: Smart bracelet monitors UV exposure

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.

By August 13, 2012

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

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.

By January 18, 2013

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Screen yourself for skin cancer with this free iOS app

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.

By July 12, 2012

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UV photography reveals our sun-damaged selves

A new study of hundreds of middle-schoolers uses ultraviolet-imaging technology to show that sun damage can happen early in life.

By April 13, 2012