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... ok at the key facts from a sound vantage point, which is why major medical professional organizations are now enthusiastic about active surveillance. I'll try to explain that in green below, using excerpts from your post, and I'll add detail that I think others of us will also want to learn how to look at such issues. ... (27 replies)
... of the prostate cancer. It grades specimens from biopsy and post surgical tissue if surgery was performed. The Gleason Score is the sum of the primary and secondary patterns of sample cores examined under a microscope. ... (4 replies)
... What course of treatment your Dad decides on is dependent on a lot of factors. Age, life expectency, Gleason score etc. Your urologist should explain all this to him. ... (7 replies)

... ur husband's wound and urinary system to recover without rushing things. I'm thinking the doctor may not be aware that hormonal therapy can do that, which could explain the rush to do the radiation. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Tara, I'm sorry to hear about your father's prostate cancer. You and your sisters are very anxious and want to know everything related to it, but what you should look for firstly is to consult a reliable oncologist specialized on prostate cancer. The prognosis of your father you mentioned above (high PSA=12, high Gleason score=9, metastases in bones, etc) are very... (7 replies)
... rise from 0.6 in the last month, his prostate has been enlarged again for the last couple of months. The doctor was not bothered at first until I asked what his gleason score was and then he looked at the notes and said it was a 9 and now he is concerned. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Rosie, I'm going to insert some comments in green. (14 replies)
... If interested in greater depth of detail about Gleason Grading or the entire subject I recommend getting a copy of "Dr. Peter Scardino's Prostae Book". ... (4 replies)
... Does the Gleason start off low and increase with time or does it always stay the same? ... (4 replies)
Gleason 8-10
May 21, 2006
... due to gov't procedures and time restraints. Having a high gleason score rapidly growing small cell out of control tumor with a history of low PSA readings, time was not on my side. ... (87 replies)
... Hi Michael, Please note that prostate cancer acts differently in different “bodies”, therefore, one may have similar cases but the results may be different. Your “inquisition” in regards to the reason for the long period I managed to stay away from a salvage treatment could be the low Gleason grade of cancer (PSADT > 14 months) but I prefer to explain it with the evidence... (13 replies)
... the bicalutamide as fuel. I can explain if anyone is interested. ... (26 replies)
... some comments in green to parts of your post. Like your dad, I too had some challenging features in my case, including initial PSA coincidentally of 113, but my Gleason score was lower and no bone mets were detected. ... (8 replies)
... prostate tissues, Gleason score 8. ... (0 replies)
... And, how do you explain or how does your doctor explain the biopsy returning negative results given that they were targeted biopsies? ... (8 replies)
Just told
Jun 20, 2011
... you have an intermediate risk case if the Gleason scoring is confirmed. ... (12 replies)
... most favorable Gleason less than 8 vs. ... (14 replies)
... ecisions easier, even if unpleasant. Your father has serious, advanced prostate cancer. It has already spread beyond the prostate to the bones. You know from the Gleason 9 score that it is aggressive. ... (7 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear about your father's condition. I'm not much younger myself, and am also a Gleason 9 cancer patient. ... (7 replies)
... May I assume from your chosen identity that you are the ninth son in the Gleason family? ... (13 replies)


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