Prognostic factors in prostate cancer

  title={Prognostic factors in prostate cancer},
  author={Abdelbaset S Buhmeida and Seppo Olavi Pyrh{\"o}nen and Matti K. Laato and Yrj{\"o} U. Collan},
  journal={Diagnostic Pathology},
  pages={4 - 4}
Prognostic factors in organ confined prostate cancer will reflect survival after surgical radical prostatectomy. Gleason score, tumour volume, surgical margins and Ki-67 index have the most significant prognosticators. Also the origins from the transitional zone, p53 status in cancer tissue, stage, and aneuploidy have shown prognostic significance. Progression-associated features include Gleason score, stage, and capsular invasion, but PSA is also highly significant. Progression can also be… CONTINUE READING