According to skincancer.org
- The annual cost of treating skin cancers in the U.S. is estimated at $8.1 billion
- Between 40 and 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have either basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma at least once.
- The estimated 5-year survival rate for patients whose melanoma is detected early is about 98 percent in the U.S.
- The survival rate falls to 62 percent when the disease reaches the lymph nodes, and 18 percent when the disease metastasizes to distant organs.
Doctor Hazel is a real time cancer screening platform powered by artificial intelligence.
Given a high resolution camera, we can detect the likelihood that it looks like cancer in real time. This gives people quick and easy feedback on whether or they should book an appointment with a dermatologist and do a biopsy.
Our goal is to give everyone in the world gets a free AI powered cancer screening. Patients can engage a real dermatologist for biopsy and get a real treatment.