Project Overview +

Making the Choice is a booklet to help men better understand prostate health and the issues surrounding prostate cancer testing.

Aims +

Aim 1. Teach men where the prostate is located, what it does and why it's important to have a healthy prostate.

Aim 2. Teach men what types of tests are available to monitor prostate health and inform them of the benefits and risks associated with these tests.

Aim 3. Help men develop a dialog with their doctor focusing on prostate health.

Aim 4. Help men decide whether or not prostate testing is right for them.

Participants +

Not applicable.

Intervention +

This project utilized the CHCR's Design Team to create the booklet used by the Michigan Department of Community Health. Content for the booklet was provided by Dr. Burack and his team from Wayne State University.

Findings +

Not applicable.

Conclusion +

Making the Choice

09/30/2002 - 09/29/2004

Sponsor(s)

Michigan Department of Community Health

Principal Investigator:

John T. Wei, MD, MS

Co-Investigator(s):

Angela Fagerlin, PhD
Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD
Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH