If you are rightfully cautious, then it would not be a bad thing to have an app on your iPhone that can “Skin Scan” for cancer. For anybody with moles, the app is a no-brainer, just in case. (Though not a substitution for an actual doctor.)
After taking a picture of a mole and the skin around it with the camera, Skin Scan examines the image to then analyze any abnormalities. Of course, if it finds the mole to not be anything worth worrying about, medical help should still be sought based on a user’s own opinion. The purpose of the scanning is to alert users if the algorithm utilized creates data that suggests that a mole is potentially cancerous and requires medical attention.
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