Medical Futurist August 4, 2022
Smart algorithms will soon diagnose skin cancer, dermatologists consult patients online, and 3D printers will print out synthetic skin to fight tissue shortages. There is a lot going on in dermatology, and medical professionals should prepare in time for the technological changes before they start swiping through the specialty. Let’s start by familiarising ourselves with the most amazing technologies changing the future of dermatology!
Skin cancer is too common
According to statistics from the WHO, currently, some 1.5 million non-melanoma skin cancers and 325,000 melanoma skin cancers occur globally each year. Data from the US Skin Cancer Foundation suggests that each year over 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are treated in more than 3.3 million people only in the US. The annual cost...