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Prostate Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)

  • Updated: 10/28/2014

Table 7. Prognostic Factors (Site-Specific Factors)

Reprinted with permission from AJCC: Prostate. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, pp 457-68.
Required for stagingPSA.
Gleason score.
Clinically significantGleason primary and secondary patterns.
Gleason tertiary pattern.
Clinical staging procedures performed.
Number of biopsy cores examined.
Number of biopsy cores positive for cancer.