Prostate Cancer: Understanding the ‘Gleason’, TNM

In this video from Cancer GPS shared in November 2012, Dr. M. Craig Hall talks about how prostate cancer is graded. He discusses the Gleason scoring system and how scores of equal to or less than six are considered low in aggressiveness but tumors given Gleason scores of eight through ten are considered very aggressive.  Tumors given a Gleason score of seven are considered problematic.

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Continue listening as Hall describes how prostate cancer is then staged using the TNM staging system.

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