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Modified Gleason grade of prostatic adenocarcinomas detected in the PLCO cancer screening trial.

Authors
  • Humphrey, Peter A1
  • Hickey, Thomas P2
  • Riley, Thomas L2
  • Mabie, Jerome E2
  • Bellinger, Adam3
  • Strother, Marshall3
  • Andriole, Gerald L3
  • 1 Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri; Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Information Management Services, Rockville, Maryland.
  • 3 Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of urology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
Volume
192
Issue
2
Pages
391–395
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.02.090
PMID: 24594407
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

A significant percent of cancers in each arm had a component of high grade disease. The modified Gleason grade of prostate cancers detected by organized annual screening was slightly lower than the modified grade of those detected by opportunistic screening. This is an expected consequence of more intensive screening.

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