Prostate cancer grading: the NPCP system.

  title={Prostate cancer grading: the NPCP system.},
  author={J F Gaeta and J. E. Asirwatham},
  journal={Seminars in urology},
  volume={1 3},
The use of the NPCP grading system does not contradict the principle that an accurate prediction of tumor volume, presence, and extent of metastases, therapeutic response, and clinical behavior of prostate cancer cannot be entirely based on the grade of the disease at the time of initial diagnosis. The morphology of prostate cancer, like any other cancer, is probably no more than one of a group of parameters that are decisive for the prediction of the biology and clinical course of the disease… CONTINUE READING

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