Decision Aid Summary

Title Lung cancer screening: yes or no?
Audience People with a high risk of lung cancer: smokers or ex-smokers (quit less than 15 years ago), aged 55 to 80, who have smoked at least 1 pack a day for 30 years.
Options included Screening using low dose computed tomography (CT).
No screening.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer EBSCO Health
Where was it developed?
EBSCO Health
Health condition Lung 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:
6 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
4 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.