FDA Plans 2-Day Meeting On Skin Cancer Detection Tools
The advisory panel will discuss ways to ensure the safety of skin lesion analysis systems, and consider the potential down-classification of two computer-aided melanoma detection devices.
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US regulators plan to hold a public meeting later this year to address concerns the devices are less accurate for people with darker skin tones.
Some defective devices with potential obstructions were mistakenly distributed to clients instead of being destroyed.