Gleason 6 prostate cancer: serious malignancy or toothless lion?

@article{Lepor2014Gleason6P,
  title={Gleason 6 prostate cancer: serious malignancy or toothless lion?},
  author={Herbert Lepor and Nicholas M. Donin},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={16-22}
}
Autopsy studies of men without known prostate cancer suggest that a substantial reservoir of prostate cancer that does not cause symptoms or death exists within the population. The majority of these cancers are Gleason 6 tumors and are frequently detected by prostate-specific antigen-based prostate cancer screening.There is strong evidence from longitudinal cohort studies of men with both treated and untreated Gleason 6 prostate cancer to suggest that Gleason 6 disease, when not associated with… CONTINUE READING
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