The early diagnosis and detection rates of skin cancer has been boosted by a pioneering digital application developed at the University of Edinburgh which trains the medical profession to accurately identify malignant and benign skin lesion and skin growths at an earlier stage.

The app – named Dermofit – has now been licensed to Simedics Limited, a Yorkshire-based company specialising in digital products and publishing for the healthcare and public sector services.

Dermofit is the brainchild of Professor Jonathan Rees, Grant Chair of Dermatology at the University of Edinburgh who had the initial concept to develop a digital tool to educate GPs in order to improve skin lesion diagnosis proficiency back in 2005.

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