Decision Aid Summary

Title Taking a medicine to reduce the chance of developing breast cancer: postmenopausal women at moderately increased risk.
Audience Postmenopausal women who have not had breast cancer and are a moderately increased risk for developing it considering taking medicine to reduce the risk.
Options included No medicine.
Anastrozole.
Raloxifene.
Tamoxifen.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer National Instit ute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Where was it developed? https://www.nice.org.uk/about
NICE
UK
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
9 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.