UK doctors now using smartphones and AI to help diagnose skin cancer

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Tens of thousands of patients in the UK will benefit from faster diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, thanks to accelerated teledermatology rollout by the National Health Service (NHS).

Teledermatology simply combines 'tele' (at a distance) and 'dermatology' (skin care). It doesn't mean telepresence in the sense of a live video call.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.