Decision Aid Summary

Title Breast Cancer Screening and Dense Breasts: What Are My Options?
Audience Women with dense breasts deciding about breast cancer screening.
Options included Have a mammogram to screen for breast cancer.
Have an MRI or ultrasound with your mammogram.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Breast 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
8 out of 8 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.