Gleason, Donald F.

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Donald F., U.S. pathologist, 1920–.
Gleason score
Gleason tumor grade - a classification of adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
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In 1966, Donald F. Gleason, MD, PhD, first published a unique grading system for prostate cancer (PCa) based solely on the architectural pattern of the tumor, using a 5-point scale, where patterns 1, 2, and 3 represented tumors that most closely resembled normal prostatic glands, and patterns 4 and 5 were tumors showing increasingly abnormal glandular architecture (Table 1).
WORCESTER Donald F. Gleason, 85, of Worcester, passed away in his home on March 17, 2011.
In 1966, Donald F. Gleason, created the Gleason grading system based on low-power architectural features of prostate cancer.