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
US
Health condition Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
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
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.