Predicting Your Tumor Stage

What is Your Chance of Having Curable Cancer?

After all the staging tests are done, it is then time to select a treatment. Although doctors cannot completely predict which tumors are localized, combining the Gleason score, digital exam and PSA does enable reasonably accurate predictions of the location of the prostate cancer. This video will help put it all together and provide useful information enabling you to select the right therapy for you. (Reviewed May, 2012)

Helpful tools for predicting your tumor stage can be found at
http://nomograms.mskcc.org/Prostate/PreTreatment.aspx
http://urology.jhu.edu/prostate/partintables.php