Decision Aid Summary

Title Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Nonseminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery?
Audience Men with stage I nonseminoma testicular cancer deciding on treatment choices after surgical removal of the testicle.
Options included Try surveillance. This means following a schedule of regular checkups and tests.
Have chemotherapy. It can kill any stray cancer cells.
Have surgery to remove the lymph nodes in your pelvis and lower back.
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.