Published in Hospital Law Weekly, April 14th, 2005
"There is consensus that the Gleason system should be used for grading of prostate cancer. However, a number of controversial issues remain as regards how this grading is applied. A questionnaire was sent to 91 genitourinary pathologists in countries around the world with the purpose to survey current practice of Gleason grading," researchers in Sweden reported.
"The response rate was 74%, including 43 North American pathologists and 24 from other continents. Of all participants, only 13% and 36%, respectively, ever diagnosed a Gleason score (GS) of 2 to 3...
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