Published in Cancer Weekly, February 3rd, 2004
"If multiple biopsy cores contain prostate cancer with differing Gleason scores, should an overall Gleason score be assigned, or should each core be graded separately'" researchers in the United States report.
"We obtained data on 127 men with prostate cancer on needle biopsy who underwent subsequent radical prostatectomy at our institution. We compared the Gleason scores found on needle biopsy with the grade and stage (organ-confined, extraprostatic extension, positive seminal vesicles or lymph nodes) at radical prostatectomy,"...
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