Decision Aid Summary

Title Prostate Cancer Screening: A Decision Guide
Audience Men deciding whether to be screened for prostate cancer.
Options included Digital rectal examination (DRE).
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test.
Not to be screened.
Year of last update or review 2006
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Where was it developed?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health condition Prostate Cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English, Spanish
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
out of other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.