Projection of 15-year prostate cancer-specific survival after radical prostatectomy

For several years we have been able to use the Kattan nomograms to project 5-, 7-, and 10-year recurrence-free survival before and after radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer, based on the patient’s age, stage, Gleason score, and other relevant data (associated with biopsy or surgical findings, as appropriate). … READ MORE …

Predicting risk for Gleason score upgrades in non-surgical patients

The ability to predict risk for Gleason score upgrading in patients who have any form of treatment other than radical prostatectomy can be important, because it may help treating physicians and their patients to optimize first-line therapy. … READ MORE …