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Effects of Alternative Decision Support Technologies on Breast Cancer Patients' Knowledge of Options and Satisfaction with Treatment Decisions

Purpose of Project

The purpose of this research is to (1) develop an innovative CDSS building upon the Computerized Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS) that will enable women to integrate the information available to them, understand diagnoses, treatment options, and risks associated with treatment options, construct and structure their preferences, and make important health decisions; and (2) assess the impact of the new CDSS by making it available to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

Project Duration: July 1998 to April 2002

Participating Personnel

Principal Investigators(s): David Gustafson
Project Director and Contact Person: Fiona McTavish

Funding Source(s)

Department of Defense, Army