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    D'Amico Risk Classification for Prostate Cancer

    Assesses 5 year risk of treatment failure based on clinical factors.
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    Developed in 1998, estimates risk of prostate cancer recurrence (low, medium or high) from PSA level, Gleason Score, and tumor stage. May be less accurate in men with multiple risk factors.

    <10 ng/mL
    +1
    10-20 ng/mL
    +2
    >20 ng/mL
    +3
    ≤6
    +1
    7
    +2
    ≥8
    +3
    T1-T2a
    +1
    T2b
    +2
    ≥T2c
    +3

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    Dr. Anthony D'Amico

    About the Creator

    Anthony D'Amico, MD, PhD, is professor of radiation oncology at Harvard Medical School. He is also chief of the Division of Genitourinary Radiation Oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. D'Amico's notable research involves the detection, staging, and treatment of prostate cancer, with over 140 peer-reviewed publications and four co-edited textbooks.

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