Decision Aid Summary

Title Breast Screening Decisions
Audience Women ages 40-49
Options included Mammogram starting at age 40 or age 50.
Mammogram yearly or every other year.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, CD, PDF, Summary page is printable
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Margaret Polaneczky, MD
Where was it developed? mpolanec@med.cornell.edu
Weill Cornell Medical College
USA
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
7 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.