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Smartphone Skin Cancer Apps Can Make Fatal Mistakes

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Smartphone apps are being used to diagnose skin cancer but, as John Basedow reports, they're no doctor. A new study found 30-percent or more potentially lethal melanomas were not detected by the smartphone apps. False readings can result in life-threatening delays in getting proper treatment.
Smartphone Skin Cancer Apps Can Make Fatal Mistakes



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