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Glossary of Common Urologic Terms

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Gleason Score (GS)
A grading system used to help evaluate the aggressiveness of cancer and prognosis of men with prostate cancer. It is based on a 2 to 10 scale, the higher the score the more likely cancer cells will or have spread.
Grade/Grading
A means for providing information about the probable growth rate of a tumor and its likelihood of spreading. See Gleason Score.