A Smartphone App Helps in Diagnosing Melanoma

While differentiating skin cancer from a harmless lesion can be tricky, Michael Kolodney, the chair of West Virginia University’s Department of Dermatology, has recently developed a smartphone app: designed to help students practice diagnosing melanomas based on their physical appearance. Experienced dermatologists office diagnose their patients’ lesions through visual diagnoses, versus a checklist-based assessment. While […]