Decision Aid Summary

Title Surgery Choices for Women with DCIS or Breast Cancer
Audience Women with early stage breast cancer.
Options included Breast-sparing surgery, followed by radiation therapy.
Mastectomy.
Mastectomy with breast reconstruction surgery.
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 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:
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
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.