Navigation Links
Understanding The Predictors Of Prostate Cancer

A new study could change the way doctors treat certain prostate cancer patients.The three strongest predictors for the outcome for a prostate cancer patient are grade, PSA level and pathologic stage. //The summation of these three predictors is what determines the Gleason grading system or a Gleason score (GS). The most common Gleason score among patients with prostate cancer is seven. In a new study, researchers look to understand the prognosis of patients with a score of seven.

Researchers studied 412 patients with tumors that measured a Gleason score of seven and were treated with radical prostatectomy. They looked at the patient outcomes based on their Gleason pattern (GP). Different Gleason patterns of the tumor also help determine the Gleason score.

In the study group, researchers say 307 patients had primary GP three tumors, 105 patients had primary GP four tumors, and 17 had GP five tumors. Researchers found those with GP five had significantly shorter times to disease recurrence. Researchers also say patients with GP four and GP five had a higher risk for disease recurrence.

Researchers thus conclude when looking at Gleason scores of seven, those patients with GP four tumors are at risk for a more aggressive cancer. They say looking at the primary GP is easily accessible and clinically relevant predictor of disease recurrence in patients with GS seven prostate cancer. They hope this will help doctors in the management of patients with GS seven prostate cancer.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome
2. Understanding Lung Cancer Metastasis
3. Understanding The Link Between Hormone Replacement and Respiratory Disease
4. Understanding The Risks Of Hormone Therapy
5. Understanding The Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Drinking Patterns
6. A Better Understanding Of The Brain Network
7. Understanding The Predictor’s Of Alzheimer’s Diseae
8. Understanding The Harmful Effects Of Radiation Exposure
9. Understanding The Origin Of Tumors
10. Understanding Insulin Resistance
11. Understanding The Link Between Phobias And Fatal Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws ... a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula ... , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. Jessica Scruggs ... for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include Mohs surgery, ... Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn Goldstein, MD, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned his Bachelors in ... School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at Scripps Green Hospital ... at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity to train in ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals ... also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned during ... two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and patient ... recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting pulmonary hypertension ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)...  Collagen Matrix, Inc., ("Collagen Matrix") the driving ... collagen and mineral based medical devices for tissue ... Messer has joined the company as Vice ... growing portfolio of oral surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedic and ... the Collagen Matrix executive team as an accomplished ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016   Bay Area Lyme ... Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness , ... Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, ... announced the five finalists of Lyme Innovation ... More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced ... Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report to their offering. ... Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, Composite Smart Structures, ... involves electronic and/or electrical components and circuits that ... such as vehicle bodies or conformally placed upon ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: