Surprise! Most Skin Cancer-Detecting Apps Don’t Actually Detect Cancer
Smartphone apps are great at a lot of things. They can make our pictures look
terrible"artistic", they can keep us connected to friends, they can even set us up on random blind dates with strangers we know nothing about, but it turns out they're not great at identifying skin cancer -- at least not most of them. A new study shows that smartphone apps designed to identify cancerous lesions misdiagnose them more than half the time. Good news, dermatologists! You haven't been replace by robots yet!Read on...