Podcast: Web-based Decision Aid for
Men with Prostate Cancer
Rand: From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, I’m Rand Gardner
with Healthcare 411. Information for better health.
For most men who have prostate cancer, the disease hasn’t
spread beyond the prostate gland. If you are one of these men, you have more
time to consider the different treatment options. And AHRQ has an online tool
that can help.
More from AHRQ expert Dr. Bill Lawrence:
Dr. Lawrence: With AHRQ’s interactive decision aid, you can click through
a series of easy-to-read screens to learn about what is called "clinically
localized prostate cancer." You’ll learn about the various options
for treating it, and the benefits and risks of each treatment. The aid helps
you and your health care team make the best treatment decision, based on your
priorities and circumstances. It also builds your own information summary that
you can take to your next appointment.
Rand: To use AHRQ’s free web-based decision
aid on prostate cancer, visit effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov.
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