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)
US
Health condition Radiation Therapy
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish
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.