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Title MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR BREAST CANCER TREATMENT: A decision aid for woman with early breast cancer
Audience Breast cancer patients who are at different stages of decision making, trained people such as doctors or nurses to guide patients in decision making, and people who are involved in the decision making process such as husband, children and family members
Options included Lupectomy.
Mastectomy.
Alternative Treatment.
No Treatment.
Year of last update or review 2012
Format paper, iPhone application and website (in designing process)
How to obtain Currently the DA being distributed to the healthcare professionals to introduce its usage with their breast cancer patients. No charges imposed for the usage of the DA.
Developer Dr. Ng Chirk Jenn
Where was it developed? ngcj@um.edu.my
Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
Malaysia
Health condition Breast Cancer
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
out of criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
out of criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.