Words of wisdom. Re: Do adenocarcinomas of the prostate with Gleason Score (GS) ≤ 6 have the potential to metastasize to lymph nodes?

@article{Thalmann2013WordsOW,
  title={Words of wisdom. Re: Do adenocarcinomas of the prostate with Gleason Score (GS) ≤ 6 have the potential to metastasize to lymph nodes?},
  author={George N Thalmann},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={1013}
}
Expert’s summary: Ross et al. evaluated >14 000 cases according to the upgraded Gleason score (GS) system from the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP). They reviewed the cases of radical prostatectomies with GS 6 and positive lymph node involvement obtained from the databases of four large academic centers in the United States. In 22 patients, that is, 0.002% of the population with a GS 6 tumor, lymph node involvement was reported. All 19 patients for whom tissue was available… CONTINUE READING