Donald Floyd Gleason

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Donald Floyd Gleason
Born (1920-11-20)20 November 1920
Spencer, Iowa
Died 28 December 2008(2008-12-28) (aged 88)
Nationality United States
Fields pathologist
Known for Gleason score

Donald Floyd Gleason (20 November 1920 – 28 December 2008) was an American pathologist known for his test, the Gleason score, a measure of malignancy of the prostate cancer. He died of a heart attack in his home in Edina, Minnesota at the age of 88 on December 28, 2008.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Altman, Lawrence K. (10 January 2009). "Donald F. Gleason, 88, Dies; Devised Prostate Test". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Maugh II, Thomas H. (19 January 2009). "Dr. Donald F. Gleason dies at 88; pathologist devised prostate cancer rating scale". Los Angeles Times. 
  3. ^ Maugh II, Thomas H. (19 January 2009). "Dr. Donald F. Gleason dies at 88; pathologist devised prostate cancer rating scale". Los Angeles Times.