Decision Aid Summary

Title Prostate cancer screening: Decisions for men with a family history of prostate cancer.
Audience Men, unaffected by prostate cancer, aged 40 to 79 years with a family history of the disease.
Options included Have a PSA test.
Not have a PSA test.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Where was it developed? contact@genetics.edu.au
Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Australia
Health condition Prostate 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
7 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
4 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.