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Title Understanding genetic tests for Lynch syndrome: Information and decision aid.
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Audience Anyone thinking about having genetic testing for a rare group of cancers called Lynch syndrome.
Options included Mutation search.
Predictive test.
Defer the decision.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper, PDF
Developer Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Where was it developed? contact@genetics.edu.au
Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Health condition Colorectal Cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English
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
4 out of 9 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: 2024-03-04.