Postdoctral Fellow, Ilya Ivlev, MD, PhD, has published a study in Journal of General Internal Medicine, Use of Patient Decision Aids Increased Younger Women’s Reluctance to Begin Screening Mammography: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, that is also featured in the journal’s Capsule Commentary section as well as on the OHSU News site. The systematic review reports that evidence-based breast cancer screening decision aids reduces by 77 percent the number of women who plan to undergo screening mammography. It is one of the first to examine the effects of these aids on women’s intentions to be screened.
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