Nicholas M. Donin, MD | Authors

Gleason 6 Prostate Cancer: Serious Malignancy or Toothless Lion?

January 15, 2014

There is strong evidence from longitudinal cohort studies of men with both treated and untreated Gleason 6 prostate cancer to suggest that Gleason 6 disease, when not associated with higher-grade cancer, virtually never demonstrates the ability to metastasize and thus represents an indolent entity that does not require treatment.