7 News Australia – New technology is helping catch deadly skin cancer and save lives

7 News Australia – New technology is helping catch deadly skin cancer and save lives


“New technology is helping catch deadly
skin cancers and save lives A diagnosis is now as simple as the click of a
button” Kirsty Callander didn’t even have to
leave home to analyse a mole on her face Firstcheck uses a magnifying
attachment on your smartphone to take a picture of your mole or skin lesion It’s then sent to a local skin specialist “And it came back within an hour!” “I was really surprised” The app is FREE to download the skin magnifier is $30 and a virtual doctor
consultation just $20 “I am so much more aware of skin cancers now and I know how easy it is to get it checked!” 2 out of 3 Australians will be
diagnosed with a skin cancer by age 70 On average it takes 12 months after noticing a suspicious mark on your skin before getting it looked at! Early detection is life-saving There is no chemotherapy needed, there is no long-term
effects, and it’s 100% curable if we can catch it at Stage 1

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