Decision Aid Summary

Title Information on Mammography for Women Aged 40 and Older: A Decision Aid for Breast Cancer Screening in Canada
Audience Women 40 years and older. Provincial/territorial breast cancer screening programs. Health Care providers including technologists, health promotion specialists etc. Medical/nursing/radiation technology students. Health care planners/decision makers.
Options included Start or continue having mammograms.
Do not start or continue having mammograms.
Year of last update or review 2009
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Initiative
Where was it developed?
Public Health Agency of Canada
Health condition Breast Cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English, French
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
out of other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.