Can an App Help to Detect Cancer?

Playing Hope or Hype: Phone App Detects Cancer

Could an app help you detect possible cancer?

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The Doctors discuss how a woman says she took a photo of a mole and says the app alerted her have it checked out by a doctor.

Dermatologist Dr. Sonia Batra says that taking a photo of a questionable skin growth could help to track its possible changes.

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While Dr. Batra says these apps can be helpful, she notes that ultimately it is best to see your doctor or healthcare provider in order to determine if the thing you are concerned about is truly something that needs medical attention.