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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Tucker
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prostate pathology: The gleason grading system, which is based solely upon architectural features of prostate cancer cells, closely correlates with clinical behavior. A h ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Tucker
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prostate pathology: The gleason grading system, which is based solely upon architectural features of prostate cancer cells, closely correlates with clinical behavior. A h ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Use a nomogram.: Prostate cancer is difficult to predict, but many 'nomograms' have been developed to help patients answer this question. Below is a link for prostat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience in Urology
Prostate cancer: Gleason grading is used to describe prostate cancer under a low-power microscope. The two most prominent findings are assigned a score from 1-5, bas ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Question unclear: Gleason score for prostate cancer depends upon a biopsy or tissue diagnosis of a surgical prostatectomy specimen. Gleason graded according to microsco ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Get 2 opinions: This is early prostate cancer and can be treated quite well with Radiotherapy. yet you should obtain opinion from two specialists: a Urologist and a R ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience in Pathology
Not always...: While a high psa score may be secondary to prostate carcinoma, other things can also cause elevated psa, such as inflammation or "prostatitis". It is ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
24 years experience in Hepatology
Cirrhosis scale: Score output from an equation that rates severity of liver malfunction that includes bilirubin (waste product cleared by liver), INR (blood clotting f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Tumor,Nodes,Mets: The t, n, m system classifies breast cancers based upon tumor size(t), lymph node status(n), and presence of cancer elsewhere in the body(m). Stage i ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Score card: Used by the doc to "score" severity of its potential malignancy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience in Urology
Depends: If the prostate cancer is still responsive to androgen deprivation therapy (adt), which is chemical elimination of testosterone, the patient might hav ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Prostatectomy: If localized may be the answer. Check with urologist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Scottish head trauma: A major hospital in glascow scotland published levels of coma in head trauma patients. It has now become the standard throughout the world. It is a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Nowadays....: Overall survival of all prostate cancers is about: 5-yr relative survival - almost 100%; 10-yrs, about 99%;15-yr, about 94%. But its stage-related 5-y ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Grading scale for: hepatic encephalopathy. Grade 1 is mild (confusion difficulty with doing math, goofyness) Grade 2 is lethargy Grade 4 is coma.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Survival : Only god knows how long we are going to live and when we are going to die. Having said that, at least based on studies we have on average - 15 months ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Good.: Although somewhat agressive, your prognosis is relatively good with the information provided.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Discuss: With your radiation oncologist and medical oncologist. Many people with micrometastases will benefit from radiaition. The also benefit from hormonal t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Prognosis: How many lymph nodes are involved cmd is there any extra nodal extension?
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
GI: its best you consult a Gastroenterologist to explain this to you. I'm sure a healthtap doctor specializig in GI can be of some assistance.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience in Urology
Stage 4 : Stage 4 renal cell carcinoma usually means that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. At this stage, the cancer is consider very aggressi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Borderline call!: Your breast tumor is quite small, so it has >90% odds that it can be safely treated with surgery, without any chemotherapy required. You may ask yo ... Read More
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