Table 3: Newly discovered cancers and cancer upgrades.

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Instances of cancer positive cores coming from TRUS-determined cancer negative zones (total instances = 244)41 (16.8%)68 (27.9%)19 (7.8%)35 (14.3%)62 (25.4%)19 (7.8%)
Proportion of newly cancerous zones resulting from anterior 3DMB cores 
(total instances = 108)
17 (41.5%)28 (41.2%)8 (42.1%)17 (48.6%)25 (40.3%)13 (68.4%)
Instances of positive Gleason 7 cores 
(total instances = 178)
32 (18%)43 (24.7%)13 (7.3%)24 (13.5%)56 (31.5%)10 (5.6%)
Gleason upgrade instances by zone ( , , or higher) by zone(s) ( , total instances = 98)18 (18.4%)28 (28.6%)4 (4.1%)14 (14.3%)28 (28.6%)6 (6%)
Instances of positive Gleason 7 cores for zones which both biopsy methods reported as cancer positive381240
Instances of unconfirmed cancer by zone upon 3DMB (total instances = 99)17 (17.2%)8 (8%)20 (20.2%)18 (18.2%)12 (12.1%)24 (24.3%)