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SkinVision launches first certified skin cancer risk analysis app

SkinVision has launched the first certified skin cancer risk analysis app offering a tool for analysing moles and other skin conditions for the three most common types of skin cancer: melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. The simple and effective app is an at-hand solution for self monitoring. And it’s already saving lives.

 

 

Most common cancer in the UK

Skin cancer is now the most

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High factor protection urged as skin cancer cases soar

Various health promotion groups have urged people to use suncream more than before because the rates of skin cancer have been increasing alarmingly. A recent study has shown that in the past 15 years the number of people suffering from skin cancer in Northern Ireland, who are over 50 years old, has dramatically increased.

The most dangerous form of this type of cancer has risen by

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Get out in the sunshine to fight skin cancer

Recent study results suggest that hours in sunlight may be beneficial against melanomas, rather than dangerous.  A recent review studied people who spent 4 to 5 hours per day in the sun and determined that the body adjusted to sunlight exposure and produced more vitamin D.

Overexposure to sunlight and sunburn, in particular, are still thought to contribute to skin cancer, but this study suggests that

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Twice as many men die of skin cancer

The amount of men dying from malignant melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, has doubled over the last thirty years according to new figures from the UK Cancer Research.  This is true more so in men that are elderly.

During the late 70’s only about 400 men died from skin cancer, but now the figure has increased to 1,100.

However, the charity stated that cancer can

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