Decision Aid Summary

Title Should I Continue Having Mammograms to Screen for Breast Cancer? A decision aid for women aged 70 and older at their next screening mammogram.
Audience Women aged 70 years or older at next mammogram; have previously had a screening mammogram; don't have a current breast symptom; and are considering future mammograms
Options included Continue having screening mammograms.
Stop having screening mammograms.
Year of last update or review 2005
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED)
Where was it developed? www.psych.usyd.edu.au/cemped/com_decision_aids.shtml
University of Sydney
Australia
Health condition Breast 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
3 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.