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Gleason score eqivalent without biopsy?
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Dr. Michael Yu
Urology
5 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Yu
Dr. Michael Yu
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Question unclear
Gleason score for prostate cancer depends upon a biopsy or tissue diagnosis of a surgical prostatectomy specimen.
Gleason graded according to microscopic appearance of cancer grades between 1-5. 1 being least malignant. Score is obtained by adding grade # of most prevalent cell type to grade # of second most prevalent cell type. Thus grade4 + grade 3 gets a gleason score of 7.

In brief: Question unclear
Gleason score for prostate cancer depends upon a biopsy or tissue diagnosis of a surgical prostatectomy specimen.
Gleason graded according to microscopic appearance of cancer grades between 1-5. 1 being least malignant. Score is obtained by adding grade # of most prevalent cell type to grade # of second most prevalent cell type. Thus grade4 + grade 3 gets a gleason score of 7.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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