New Melanoma Test Sniffs Out Skin Cancer Based on Odor Alone

We've known for awhile that certain illnesses can have a very, er, special smell for the olfactory-inclined, but even us humans (with the help of smell-sensitive technology) could soon be diagnosing diseases with nothing but our nose. Thanks to a nanotechnology-based sensor, we're now able to differentiate between… » 6/25/13 12:22pm 6/25/13 12:22pm

Are You Ready to Trust an iPhone App for Skin Cancer Diagnosis?

The cameras on our smartphones have come a lonnnnnng way. In fact, many people rely on their iPhones as the primary device for non-professional photography. But are these cameras yet good enough, clear and color-accurate enough, to trust when the results could literally be a matter of life or death? » 7/17/12 10:40pm 7/17/12 10:40pm

MelaFind Spots Your Cancerous Dots With Guided Missile Technology

Melanoma is an easily treatable disease with nearly a 100-percent cure rate—assuming you discovery it before the cancer metastasizes. A newly FDA-approved imaging device—based on a guided-missile navigation system—will find suspect moles faster, easier, and more accurately than ever before. » 6/05/12 11:30am 6/05/12 11:30am