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What is a gleason score of 7?

What is a gleason score of 7?

Prostate pathology: The gleason grading system, which is based solely upon architectural features of prostate cancer cells, closely correlates with clinical behavior. A higher score indicates a greater likelihood of having non-organ confined disease, as well as a worse outcome after treatment of localized disease. Details are here: http://1.Usa.Gov/nrmzis. ...Read more

Gleason Score (Definition)

This is how pathologists grade prostate cancer on needle biopsies. It ranges from 1-5 and the.Most two common patterns are added to get a gleason score which can range from 2-10 the higher the score ...Read more

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For gleason score of 7, what are my treatment options?

For gleason score of 7, what are my treatment options?

All: Depending on psa and number of positive biopsies, you likely have moderate risk disease. You could do either surgery or radiation. Also depends on your age; surgery is better the younger you are. Good luck. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What is the gleason score?

What is the gleason score?

Prostate pathology: The gleason grading system, which is based solely upon architectural features of prostate cancer cells, closely correlates with clinical behavior. A higher score indicates a greater likelihood of having non-organ confined disease, as well as a worse outcome after treatment of localized disease. Details are here: http://1.Usa.Gov/nrmzis. ...Read more

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Male age72.Gleason score of 6.What is my prognosis?

Male age72.Gleason score of 6.What is my prognosis?

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 prostate cancer. Put in information such as your age, psa, gleason grade, clinical stage, & few other variables; it will show you a prediction for extent of disease and treatment outcome. Go to: nomograms.Mskcc.Org/prostate/. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gleason score?

What is the definition or description of: gleason score?

Gleason: This is how pathologists grade prostate cancer on needle biopsies. It ranges from 1-5 and the.Most two common patterns are added to get a gleason score which can range from 2-10 the higher the score the.More aggressive the cancer. ...Read more

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Gleason score eqivalent without biopsy?

Gleason score eqivalent without biopsy?

Not possible: There is no way to get a gleason score without a biopsy. The grade is determined by the pathologist's interpretation of an actual tissue sample, and the two most commonly seen patterns are added together to get a gleason score. ...Read more

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Does a Gleason score of 8 mean prognosis is very bad. So much info on Internet is very scary and they all seem to give false inaccurate ?

Does a Gleason score of 8 mean prognosis is very bad. So much info on Internet is very scary and they all seem to give false inaccurate ?

Needs treatment: The Gleason score (grade) assesses how aggressive the prostate cancer is. 8 is on the aggressive side meaning that it has a higher chance of spread outside of the prostate. You need to talk to your urologist about imaging studies to make sure no spread has occurred. Also this is a prostate cancer that needs treatment (cannot be observed). Talk to your doc about options ...Read more

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How regularly should you check your gleason score for prostate cancer?

Once is enough but..: It needs to be done by an expert. There can be significant disagreement on gleasonl scoring and a prostate specific pathologist should be seen. Remember, the srugeon told you, you have cancer, but who told the surgeon. Always get a 2nd opinion on pathology. ...Read more

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What to do if a friend has a gleason score of 5 prostate cancer. What does this mean?

What to do if a friend has a gleason score of 5 prostate cancer. What does this mean?

Less aggressive: A score of less than 6 generally denotes a better prognosis. However prognosis depends on other factors also. See this site for more information on prostate cancer. http://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/features/prostate-biopsy-and-the-gleason-score. ...Read more

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