Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Colon cancer: Which screening test should I have?|
|Audience||People 50 and older who has a normal risk for colon cancer.|
|Options included||Get a stool test, such as FOBT, every year.
Get a stool test at the recommended tome and sigmoidoscopy every 5 years.
Get a colonoscopy every 10 years.
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Colorectal Cancer|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|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|
|3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.