Gleason score

Gleason score
calculation indicating prostate cancer’s level of aggressiveness

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  • Gleason-Score — Der in den 1970er Jahren von dem amerikanischen Pathologen Donald F. Gleason entwickelte und nach ihm benannte Gleason Score dient der histologischen (feingeweblichen) Beurteilung des Prostatakrebses (vergleiche: Grading). Dabei wird der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gleason score — A Gleason score is given to prostate cancer based upon its microscopic appearance. Cancers with a higher Gleason score are more aggressive and have a worse prognosis. Most often, a urologist will remove a cylindrical sample (biopsy) of prostate… …   Wikipedia

  • Gleason score — A system of grading prostate cancer tissue based on how it looks under a microscope. Gleason scores range from 2 to 10 and indicate how likely it is that a tumor will spread. A low Gleason score means the cancer tissue is similar to normal… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Gleason score — a numerical score from two to ten, which is the sum of the two Gleason grade given to the most common and second most common pattern of prostate cancer seen in the tumour. * * * see under grade …   Medical dictionary

  • Gleason score — a numerical score from two to ten, which is the sum of the two Gleason grades given to the most common and second most common pattern of prostate cancer seen in the tumour …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Gleason (surname) — Gleason is a surname, and may refer to:;Persons:*Adda Gleason (1888–1971), American actress *Andrew Gleason (born 1921), American mathematician and the eponym of Gleason’s theorem *Bill Gleason (1858–1932), American professional baseball player… …   Wikipedia

  • Gleason — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andrew Gleason (1921−2008), US amerikanischer Mathematiker Harold Gleason (1892–1980), US amerikanischer Organist, Musikpädagoge und Musikwissenschaftler Henry Allan Gleason (Botaniker) (1882–1975), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gleason — may refer to:In places:*Gleason, Tennessee, a US townOther: *Gleason Corporation, a machine tool company based in Rochester, New York, USA *Gleason Engineering, a petroleum engineering consulting firm in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas, USAPeople with… …   Wikipedia

  • Gleason grade — the grade (from one to five) given to an area of prostate cancer, reflecting the level of differentiation of the tumour. Higher grades indicate poorer differentiation. D. F. Gleason (1920 ), US pathologist * * * a rating of localized cancer of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gleason grade (score) — Glea·son grade (score) (gleґsən) [Donald F. Gleason, American pathologist, born 1920] see under grade …   Medical dictionary

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