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Could you explain what does a gleason score of 7 mean?

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Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Gleason score: Gleason score is a determination of aggressiveness if prostate cancer as determined by a pathologist interpretation of tissue from a prostate biopsy. He determines the least aggressive glands and gives a score of 1-5, then he looks for more aggressive glands or cells and gives a score of 1-5. The combined score is the gleason score from 2-10. Score of 2-4 is well diff, 5-7 mod diff, 8-10 poor d.
Answered on Sep 8, 2018

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