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Melatect: A Machine Learning Model Approach For Identifying Malignant Melanoma in Skin Growths

  title={Melatect: A Machine Learning Model Approach For Identifying Malignant Melanoma in Skin Growths},
  author={Vidushi Meel and Asritha Bodepudi},
Malignant melanoma is a common skin cancer that is mostly curable before metastasis -when growths spawn in organs away from the original site. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer if left untreated due to the high risk of metastasis. This paper presents Melatect, a machine learning (ML) model embedded in an iOS app that identifies potential malignant melanoma. Melatect accurately classifies lesions as malignant or benign over 96.6% of the time with no apparent bias or overfitting… Expand

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