Decision Aid Summary
|Title||BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing.|
|Audience||People considering genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2.|
|Options included||Get tested for BRCA1 or BRCA2 alterations.
Do not get tested for BRCA1 or BRCA2 alterations.
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||National Cancer Institute|
|Where was it developed?||www.cancer.gov/help
National Cancer Institute
|Health condition||Breast and Ovarian 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|
|4 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|2 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.