Many breast cancer patients choose to undergo radiotherapy after receiving a lumpectomy in order to lower the risk of cancer recurrence. To ensure that these women to not receive unnecessary therapy, we developed a web-based mobile application called “Radiotherapy for Older Women” (ROW). ROW can be used to facilitate a discussion between the patient and provider to determine the risks and benefits of radiotherapy.
Learning Objective: Describe a benefit for allowing patients to access a web-based decision support risk calculator on an iPad.
Shi-Yi Wang, Yale University
Fuad Abujarad (Presenter)
Yale School of Medicine