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

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Low-grade

These tend to be indolent and people live normal lives despite these tumors.
I trust that this is the total grade and not just one of the patterns.

In brief: Low-grade

These tend to be indolent and people live normal lives despite these tumors.
I trust that this is the total grade and not just one of the patterns.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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