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Why should someone get a Gleason score?

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Your doctor will use your Gleason score, along with the results of your PSA blood test and digital rectal exam, to see how advanced your prostate cancer is and to recommend treatment options.

SOURCES:

Ketan Badani, MD, professor of urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC.

NCCN Guidelines for Patients: “Prostate Cancer.”

American Cancer Society: “Learn About Cancer: Prostate Cancer.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

SOURCES:

Ketan Badani, MD, professor of urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC.

NCCN Guidelines for Patients: “Prostate Cancer.”

American Cancer Society: “Learn About Cancer: Prostate Cancer.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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