Decision Aid Summary

Title Prostate Cancer Decision Aid for Early-stage Patients
Audience Men diagnosed with low- or intermediate-risk early-stage prostate cancer.
Options included No treatment for now (watchful waiting and active surveillance)
Surgery
External beam radiation
Brachytherapy+ Hormones
Brachytherapy+External beam radiation
External beam radiation+Hormones
Brachytherapy+External beam radiation+Hormones
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Deb Feldman-Stewart, Queen's University
Where was it developed? deb.feldman-stewart@krcc.on.ca
Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute, Queen's U
Canada
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:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
5 out of 9 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.