Less conflict over PSA screening after using decision tools

The study, in 1800 men aged 45–70, showed that those who received either print or web-based decision aids on prostate cancer screening were more knowledgeable about prostate cancer than men who received usual care at both one and 13 months.

Men who received either type of decision aid were also less conflicted at one and 13 months later about the decision to undergo prostate cancer screening, compared with usual care.

Around 60% of men given print decision aids reported high satisfaction with their decision, compared with 52% of men given web decision aids, both of which were higher than the 45% of men who