Predicting whether the cancer will be confined to
the gland and within the capsule or has spread further.
This cannot be seen accurately on the CT or even MRI scan. The data below is based on
detailed studies of over 3000 prostates removed at surgery at Johns Hopkins (Partin.
JAMA 1997;277:1448.) Note that the odds that the cancer is confined to the gland,
decreases as the stage gets more advanced or the PSA higher or Gleason Score higher. look
at the data below or go directly to the