Melanoma Risk Assessment Tool

Last modified date: 09/10/2008


An interactive tool designed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California, San Francisco to estimate a person's absolute risk of developing invasive melanoma. The tool helps clinicians identify individuals at higher risk of melanoma and plan with them for appropriate screening interventions.

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Melanoma Risk Assessment Tool, Source Code download Read Me File

The MRAT risk calculator may be updated periodically as new data or research becomes available. The system is currently on statistical model version 1 and software version 2.0

Download the zip file and unpack it an appropriate directory. The zip file will contain the following two files:

  • This readme file.
  • The file which contains the source code.
Unzip the file into an appropriate directory, you should see the
following files:
  • NCI.DCEG.MRAT.sln: The Visual Studio 2005 solution file. You can double click and run this solution in order to test the Melanoma Risk assessment calculation engine.
  • NCI.DCEG.MRAT.ConsoleSample: A sample console application demonstrating the usage of the code.
  • NCI.DCEG.MRAT: A class library project that contains the Melanoma Risk assessment calculation engine.