Smartphone apps have done a number on many a familiar convention. Who needs a checkbook, an atlas or even a flashlight when their functions live so conveniently in the palm of your hand? But, hold the phone — a new crop of free and low-cast skin cancer-detection apps have emerged, causing concern among dermatologists. Salon has the story, including results published in JAMA Dermatology by a team of doctors from the University of Pittsburgh who put four melanoma apps to the test.
Why You Should Not Trust the Cancer App (Salon)
February 5, 2013 By Leave a Comment