Decision Aid Summary

Title Prostate cancer (localized, intermediate risk): treatment options
Audience Men with intermediate risk, localized prostate cancer.
Options included Low dose-rate brachytherapy.
Surgery called radical prostatectomy.
Radical external beam radiotherapy and hormones.
External beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and high dose-rate brachytherapy (HDRB).
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed?
Option Grid Collaborative
Health condition Prostate 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:
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
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.