Decision Aid Summary

Title Knowing Your Options: A Decision Aid for Men With Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
Audience Men who have been diagnosed with localized prostate cancer.
Options included Active surveillance.
Surgery.
Radiation therapy.
Cryoblation.
Year of last update or review 2011
Format Web, paper, 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 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
4 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.