Decision Aid Summary

Title The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen men for prostate cancer (warning: update in progress) ; Le dosage de l’antigène prostatique spécifique (APS) pour dépister le cancer de la prostate (attention: mise à jour en cours)
Audience Clinicians presenting information about taking the PSA blood test to men.
Options included Taking the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test.
Not taking the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test.
Year of last update or review 2013
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Anik Giguère
Where was it developed?
Université Laval
Health condition Prostate cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English, French
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
8 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.