Skin cancer detection by one click — are we any closer?

Monika Janda and H Peter Soyer
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.11338
Published online: 16 December 2013

To the Editor: Despite cost-effective sun-safety campaigns,1 in 2010, 36% of adolescents and 42% of adults believed a sun-tanned person looks more healthy, and 21% and 13%, respectively, were sunburned during the previous weekend.2 Skin cancer rates in Australia will thus remain high.

  • Monika Janda1
  • H Peter Soyer2

  • 1 Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 Dermatology Research Centre, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.


Competing interests:

Peter Soyer cofounded e-derm-consult and is a shareholder. He also holds shares in and reports for MoleMap by Dermatologists.


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