Gleason Score is a system which is utilized for determining the prognosis of prostate cancer in men.
Gleason score is a grading system that scores cancerous cells into five different patterns in the course of changing to cancerous from normal form. Cells that are close to 1 are considered low grade while those at 5 are taken as high grade as their mutation is high. Gleason score is specifically used to check the status of prostate cancer. For prostate cancer biopsy, gleason score starts from 6 and can last upto 10. Higher the gleaosn score, more is the severity of the cancer.
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Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer includes urge of frequent urination, weak flow of urine and increased tendency of urination in the night time and sometimes presence of blood in urine and pelvis pain.