Decision Aid Summary

Title Understanding genetic tests for Lynch syndrome: Information and decision aid.
Audience Anyone thinking about having genetic testing for a rare group of cancers called Lynch syndrome.
Options included Mutation search.
Predictive test.
Defer the decision.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper, 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 Colorectal Cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
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
4 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.