Decision Aid Summary

Title Risk Management Options for Women at Increased Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer: Information booklet and decision aid.
Audience This booklet has been written for women who are at high or potentially high risk of developing ovarian cancer and would like to know more about reducing their risk of this disease and detecting it early.
Options included Watchful waiting.
Bilateral risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO).
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Oral contraceptive pill (the pill).
Screening.
Year of last update or review 2008
Format Web, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Where was it developed? contact@genetics.edu.au
Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Australia
Health condition Ovarian 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.