UMSkinCheck iPhone app for skin cancer self exams | Longevity science |

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. and most people will have had a skin cancer screening at the doctor at some point. But how many actually receive check-ups with the frequency necessary to catch harmful lesions forming on the skin before they become lethal?


Scientists at the University of Michigan have created an app called UMSkinCheck that directs users to take photos of themselves in order to perform self-checks for different forms of skin cancer.