About Melanoma

What is a melanoma? Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It starts out as a new mole or a rapidly changing mole. Because it can spread very quickly, it’s really important to get your moles checked regularly. Melanoma is a cancer of the...
AI Standards for Healthcare

AI Standards for Healthcare

Are we on the verge of releasing skynet on the world? Not even close, but a set of standards for the application of AI to healthcare is overdue. Would then stifle innovation or provide us with the landscape to deliver real value to the healthcare industry? That was...

The importance of knowing your own skin

  Want to know the secret of surviving melanoma? It’s simply knowing your own skin. Why, because the most sensitive indicators of melanoma are either a changing mole OR one that looks different from all your other moles. So if you spend the time to get to know your...

When To Worry About A Mole

What do moles look like? Moles can range in colour. They are generally medium to dark brown but can also be skin-coloured or black. The majority of moles are flat, relatively even in colour and regular in shape. Some moles are raised and these are usually soft to...

How To Tell A Melanoma From A Scary Mole

Telling whether an odd looking mole is a melanoma is a real challenge. In fact, the only sure way to know is with a biopsy. But, before you get them all cut out, there are signs and symptoms that can help you and your doctor to make the right decision. According to...

Ugly Ducklings Aren’t Just In Fairytales

When assessing the risk of a mole, we all know the traditional ABCDE’s (check out the American Academy of Dermatologists here if you don’t). Dermatologists bring an even greater level of sophistication when they assess a mole’s features. However, this is notoriously...