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Decision Aid Summary

Title Should I Take Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI) or Not? A decision aid to discuss options with your doctor.
Audience Patients with small cell lung cancer.
Options included Have prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI).
No PCI.
Year of last update or review 2018
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Laurie E Gaspar MD MBA
Where was it developed? laurie.gaspar@ucdenver.edu
University of Colorado
United States
Health condition Lung Cancer
Type of decision aid Treatment
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
8 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.