. 2015 Nov;2(4).
doi: 10.2217/mmt.15.31.

The digital age of melanoma management: detection and diagnostics

Alexander L Fogel 1 Kavita Sarin 2 
  • PMID: 30190865
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New technologies are increasingly impacting the way melanoma is detected and diagnosed. Devices, software and diagnostics abound, ranging from smartphone applications that purport to predict which lesions are likely to be malignant, to genomic analysis of low-stage melanomas to predict metastatic risk. The purpose of this review is to concisely update practitioners on the research behind the latest tools available for melanoma detection and diagnosis, as well as the implications of these technologies for melanoma management.

Keywords: detection; diagnosis; genomics; imaging; melanoma; smartphone; teledermatology.

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