Computerised decision support for the initial assessment of women
referred to specialist breast units (original version, Patkar et al, British Journal of Cancer 2006).
Triple assessment is a common procedure in the UK National Health Service to determine whether or not a patient with suspected breast cancer does or does not have malignant or benign breast disease. The process involves taking a comprehensive clinical history followed by decisions about imaging (typically mammography and ultrasound);
biopsy (needle sampling) and the management of confirmed cancer.
Genetic risk assessment is also included in this