The prognosis for prostate cancer depends on how far the cancer has spread once the doctor detects the disease, according to WebMD. Doctors use one of four stages to describe how advanced prostate cancer has become in a ... More »

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The prognosis for cancer of the pelvis varies according to the specific type of cancer involved, the level of advancement when diagnosed, a person's medical history and age, and any simultaneous health concerns, explains... More »

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The Gleason score is a score assigned to prostate cancer to help doctors devise an appropriate treatment plan and provide a generalized prognosis, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Lower scores indi... More »

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After a prostate cancer biopsy, a pathologist compares tissue cells to cancer cells under a laboratory microscope, grading the first and second most common tumor patterns from 1 to 5, explains WebMD. The numbers are then... More »

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Working out a prostate cancer prognosis depends on the stage of the disease and other determining factors such as the person's age, general health, diet and response to treatment, according to the American Cancer Society... More »

According to the American Cancer Society, men who are at the highest risk for prostate cancer should discuss screening with their doctor as early as age 40. Men in this category are those with more than one immediate fam... More »

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Medical professionals consider the prognosis for early stage prostate cancer very good, with a relative 5-year survival rate of 100 percent, as of 2015, states the American Cancer Society. Additionally, regional stage pr... More »

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