Decision Aid Summary

Title Prostate cancer guide
Audience Men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer who are considering treatment options
Options included Radiation therapy: External beam radiation, Radioactive seed implants
Surgery
Watchful waiting
Combination therapy
Hormone therapies
Emerging treatments: Cryotherapy, Laparoscopic surgery
Year of last update or review 2009
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Mayo Clinic
Where was it developed? www.mayoclinic.com
Mayo Clinic
US
Health condition Prostate 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:
out of criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
out of 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.