Cameraphones: Cause of Brain Cancer or Preventer of Breast Cancer?

If you've ever wondered exactly what that cellphone camera is good for, Israeli doctor Nitzan Yaniv has come up with the perfect use. By installing extra software and adding a basic IR camera, a cellphone be be used for early self-detection of breast cancer. The results, according to the good doctor, could be immediately transmitted to a medical laboratory for analysis, which could determine whether further checks are necessary. Other cameraphone medical angles include a Swedish biomedical firm's work on a blood testing setup and Swiss dermatologists claiming cameraphone images of certain skin disorders are just as good as an in-person diagnosis.

Cellular Telemedicine, Revisited [worldchanging]