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Community Network for Cancer Prevention

Houston, Texas

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Treatment Decisions

“Patchwork of Life”

Patchwork of Life“A Patchwork of Life: One Woman's Story” is a computer-based patient decision aid that assists women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in making informed decisions about their surgical treatment options (breast conserving surgery with radiation or mastectomy). This online tool delivers the content utilizing a combination of soap opera segments and interactive learning modules with factual information.

"Patchwork of Life" is available in both English and Spanish, and is available in both web-based and CD-ROM versions. The OOHD was recognized with a Silver award from the World Wide Web Health Awards for "A Patchwork of Life."

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