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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

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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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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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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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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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Could anyone please tell me what a gleason score is?

Could anyone please tell me what a gleason score is?

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, based on specific critieria (degree of departure from normal gland structure). These 2 numbers are added together to get the gleason sum. Most common results are gleason 3+3=6. The higher the numbers, 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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