Decision Aid Summary

Title Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Seminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery?
Audience Men with stage I seminoma testicular cancer deciding on treatment choices after surgical removal of the testicle.
Options included Have surveillance. Following a schedule of frequent checkups and tests.
Have radiation treatment to kill any stray cancer cells.
Have chemotherapy to kill any stray cancer cells.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Testicular 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 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.