Decision Aid Summary

Title Understanding genetic tests for men who have a family history of breast and ovarian cancer: Information and decision aid.
Audience Men who are considering genetic testing because they have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer.
Options included Mutation search.
Predictive test.
Defer the decision.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Where was it developed? contact@genetics.edu.au
Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health
Australia
Health condition Male 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
4 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
2 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.