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Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells - known as melanocytes - mutate and become cancerous.(Shutterstock)

This new therapy could boost the immune system’s ability to fight skin cancer

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Experiments in mice with melanoma suggest the therapy could increase chances of recovery in cases where a drug therapy alone is not working.
The performance of AI was compared with that of 58 international dermatologists and found that the AI missed fewer melanomas compared to them.(Shutterstock)
The performance of AI was compared with that of 58 international dermatologists and found that the AI missed fewer melanomas compared to them.(Shutterstock)

Artificial Intelligence can better detect skin cancer than dermatologists

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Berlin
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 02:56 PM IST
The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing, with an estimated 232,000 new cases worldwide and around 55,500 deaths from the disease each year.
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