Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer: A Summary for Adults and Their Caregivers.|
|Audience||People diagnoses with head and neck cancer considering radiation therapy.|
|Options included||Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3DCRT).
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT).
•Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT).
Proton-Beam Radiation Therapy (PBRT).
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|Format||Web, paper, audio, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)|
|Where was it developed?||http://www.ahrq.gov/info/customer.htm
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
|Health condition||Radiation Therapy|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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 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.