Decision Aid Summary

Title Understanding ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and deciding about treatment.
Audience Women diagnosed with DCIS.
Options included Surgery (breast conserving surgery or mastectomy)
Radiotherapy
Hormonal treatments.
Year of last update or review 2010
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED)
Where was it developed? www.psych.usyd.edu.au/cemped/com_decision_aids.shtml
University of Sydney
Australia
Health condition Breast 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
5 out of 9 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.