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.sydney.edu.au/science/our-research/research-centres/centre-for-medical-psychology.html
University of Sydney
|Health condition||Breast Cancer|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|6 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: 2019-06-26.