This study shows the impact of free skin cancer screening program on early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Find out more about this lifesaving initiative
Parents use sunscreen on their kids, but may expect the occasional burn. We need to talk about the dangers of sunburns: it’s time to get real.
Dermoscopy for skin cancer screening is now an important tool when you combine technology. This is called teledermoscopy, teldermatology together with a dermatoscope for faster detection of skin cancer, which can save biopsies and lives.
Moles are extremely common. Some people are born with them and others can develop moles later in life due to hormonal changes like puberty or pregnancy. Unfortunately, new moles are often overlooked, and ones that you’ve had your whole life can change without you realizing it. And change is a major indicator of skin cancer.
First Derm spotted cancer around the world last weekend during our # SpotCancer campaign. It was a success, detecting 2 probable melanomas in under 48 hours.
JAMA Dermatology published a study that evaluated several mobile apps that claim to be able to detect lesions at risk for being melanoma.