Research studies for the development and assessment of this decision aid were supported by grants from the National Cancer Institute of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, Kingston Chapter of Ride for Dad, and the Kingston General Hospital Brockville Golf Tournament Fund. Click here to see the list of studies.
Information provided in the decision aid is based on scientific studies, and where none existed, on the consensus opinions of experts from across Canada. Click here to see the list of studies.
No member of the research team, nor any of their relatives, will receive financial gain either directly or indirectly through the use of this decision aid.
This decision aid is designed to assist men with early-stage prostate cancer in making a treatment decision. Early stage refers to cases where there is no evidence of disease spread beyond the prostate and immediate surrounding tissues. Please consult your doctor(s) if you are unsure about using this decision aid.
It typically takes 40 to 60 minutes to complete all the steps, but please feel free to take as long as you wish.