Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Breast Cancer Screening: When Should I Start Having Mammograms?|
|Audience||Women with average risk for breast cancer.|
|Options included||Start mammograms at age 40 (or anytime in your 40s).
Start mammograms at age 50.
|Year of last update or review||2016|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Breast 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|
|4 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2019-06-26.