One couple’s problem – Shared by many
Miiskin was founded by Jon, who needed a better way to track the moles on his partner Rikke’s back. Jon was told by the doctor that current best practice was using pen and paper. He couldn’t help thinking that photos of the moles could simplify and improve this process.
200,000 downloads and hundreds of positive messages from happy users show that this is a concern many are looking to solve.
Doctors recommend people to examine their skin and moles for changes. Chances of survival – of the otherwise deadly skin cancer Melanoma – is 98% if it is caught early.
Worldwide 232,000 people get diagnosed with Melanoma each year. Skin Cancers cause 1 mio. GP visits annually in Australia and in the U.S. one person dies of melanoma every single hour.
But people are generally bad at remembering changes or something new on the skin. Photos are a good way to track potential changes.
Checking her moles was like looking at the sky, night after night, trying to identify a new or brighter star. Was this mole a newcomer? Was that mole getting bigger? I always had nagging doubts. Desperate to help my wife and frustrated about facing this ongoing concern, I thought there must be a better way…
With an ever growing team and two renowned professors onboard as advisors, Miiskin is on a mission to change prevention and early detecton of skin cancer on a global scale.
Two apps, cloud-based solution.
Miiskin’s Team now spreads out
across four continents
Award-winning Miiskin is supported
by Innovation Fund Denmark
Miiskin and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) are working together to create awareness in the South African population about checking you skin and moles for changes. Miiskin further supports CANSA with a portion of our premium subscriptions to help fund CANSA’s fight against cancer in South Africa.
The British Skin Foundationis the UK’s only charity dedicated to funding research into all skin diseases, including skin cancer. Miiskin is proud to support the work of the British Skin Foundation by fundraising for the charity and helping to raise awareness of the importance of keeping an eye on your skin to spot any changes. You can read more here
Miiskin supports the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation to help the foundation in its work of preventing and eradicating skin cancer through education, awareness, advocacy and research. The Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation recommends self examinations at least monthly, using the ABCDEs of early detection to help determine if a doctor should be consulted.
Hudkræft.com ( skincancer.dk ) is a non-profit skin cancer awareness website started thanks to cooperation between dermatologists and patients in Denmark. The website has been translated by dermatologists to 13 languages.
Miiskin is proud to work with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark’s Trade Councils. The Trade Councils help us connect with local partners around the world.
How it Works
Pinpoint your mole
Take a photo to spot any changes
Get reminded to keep an eye on your skin regularly
Want to learn more about checking your skin?
Learn how to check your skin
This guide walks you through how to perform your own skin self-exam.
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