How is it determined how fast a prostate cancer is growing?

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StephenSciontiMD (Physician - Urology (Verified) ) - 03 / 21 / 2014

Gleason score is currently the most widely used marker to suggest tumor cell aggressiveness. However, recent genomic assays such as the Prolaris assay directly measure cell cycle progression and can help in determining a patient's suitability for surveillance versus treatment and can also predict the risk of tumor recurrence after treatment.
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