Decision Aid Summary

Title Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy?
Audience Women considering breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.
Options included Have breast reconstruction with your mastectomy or some time later.
Do not have breast reconstruction. If you change your mind, have it done later.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Breast Reconstruction
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
7 out of 8 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.