AccessMedicine's Image of the Week: Prostate Cancer

From: The Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine

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Microscopic image of biopsy demonstrating glands with enlarged nuclei and prominent nucleoli (hematoxylin and eosin [H&E] staining). The patient was diagnosed with prostate cancer with a Gleason grade of 1. (Reproduced with permission from E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD.)

A photo shows a microscopic view of stained biopsy specimen. Tissues are stained purple against pink background. The nuclei appear larger with prominent nucleoli.

Julie Grishaw, ACNP

Senior Editor, McGraw-Hill Education