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Decision Aid Summary

Title Begin Exploring Fertility Options, Risks & Expectations (BEFORE): A decision aid for young breast cancer patients in Canada.
Audience Young adults with breast cancer.
Options included Wait and see.
Embryo cryopreservation.
Oocyte cryopreservation.
Ovarian suppression.
Ovarian tissue banking.
In vitro maturation.
Egg or embryo donor.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Nancy Baxter
Where was it developed? baxtern@smh.ca
St. Michael's Hospital
Health condition Breast Cancer
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, French
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
9 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.