Decision Aid Summary

Title Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction with Finasteride: Discussion Guide for Doctor and Patient
Audience Men over age 50 who are receiving regular prostate cancer screening and have received normal results; primary care physicians, urologists, oncologists
Options included Taking finasteride and receiving regular prostate cancer screening.
Receiving prostate cancer screening without taking finasteride.
Not receiving finasteride or screening.
Year of last update or review 2008
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Where was it developed? www.asco.org/guidelines, guidelines@asco.org
American Society of Clinical Oncology
US
Health condition Prostate 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:
out of criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
out of 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.