Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Breast Cancer Risk: Should I Have a BRCA Gene Test?|
|Audience||Women at higher risk for breast or ovarian cancer who are considering a breast cancer gene test, or BRCA gene test.|
|Options included||Have a breast cancer gene test.
Don't have the test.
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Breast and Ovarian Cancer|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2019-06-26.