New methods in testing for and diagnosing skin cancer are emerging. Up until recently, a portion of the skin in question had to typically be cut out and tested for an accurate diagnosis. Now, as this article explains, there is a non-invasive method. Read more about this and what it means for dermatology and skin aesthetics by following the link below the article’s introduction.
A non-invasive imaging technique has been developed that accurately detects skin cancer without surgical biopsy. Multiphoton microscopy of mitochondria accurately identified melanomas and basal cell carcinomas by detecting abnormal clusters of mitochondria in both types of skin cancer.