Decision Aid for Lentigo Maligna

Published: 19-10-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/738h3y3mh8.1
Contributor:
Toral Vaidya

Description

The Decision Aid for Lentigo Maligna was developed by members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery with iterative feedback from patients. It contains evidence-based information regarding LM and various treatment modalities, including surgery, imiquimod 5%, radiation, as well as active surveillance. Treatment-specific information includes treatment efficacy, advantages and adverse effects, expected follow up, and estimated associated costs. The “things I might consider in my decision” section of the decision aid contains questions regarding lifestyle, comorbidities, social factors, and disease-related concerns.

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