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Table 1 Baseline demographic data on disease characteristics of the cohort used in the transcript expression analysis stratified by early biochemical relapse or no-relapse (EBRT - external beam radiotherapy, PADT - primary androgen deprivation therapy)

From: Multi-transcript profiling in archival diagnostic prostate cancer needle biopsies to evaluate biomarkers in non-surgically treated men

  PADT No relapse PADT relapse p value EBRT No relapse EBRT relapse p value
Sample size n = 15 n = 15   n = 15 n = 15  
Mean age 74 (57-78) 69 (60-78) p = 0.09 NS 65 (58-71) 67 (52-77) p = 0.26 NS
Mean presenting PSA (ng/ml) 23.9 (2.5-90.3) 25 (5.2-251) p = 0.36 NS 15.5 (4.1-27.9) 23.9 (3.6-107) p = 0.25 NS
Clinical stage    p = 0.06 NS    p = 0.89 NS
T1 2 0   2 4  
T2 9 7   8 5  
T3 4 7   5 6  
T4 0 1   0 0  
Principle Gleason grade    p = 0.17 NS    p = 0.78 NS
Gleason 3 7 4   12 11  
Gleason 4 6 6   2 4  
Gleason 5 2 5   1 0  
Gleason grade sum    p = 0.25 NS    p = 0.93 NS
6 3 1   8 7  
7 7 4   5 7  
8 0 5   0 0  
9 4 4   1 1  
10 1 1   1 0  
Metastasis    p = 0.2 NS    p = 1.00 NS
M0 13 9   15 15  
M1 2 6   0 0