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Table 1 Patient and sample characteristics

From: Comprehensive metabolomics analysis of prostate cancer tissue in relation to tumor aggressiveness and TMPRSS2-ERG fusion status

  Total number Total number in ERG-negative Total number in ERG-positive
Patients 16 7 10
Benign samples 59   
Malignant samples
 all 70 24 46
 OCT embedded 10 6 4
 not-OCT embedded 60 18 42
Percentage of epithelium
 1–25% 24 6 18
 26–50% 39 15 24
 51–75% 6 3 3
 >  75% 1 0 1
Percentage of malignancy
 1–10% 21 3 18
 11–20% 24 7 17
 21–30% 10 7 3
 31–40% 8 4 4
 41–50% 3 3 0
 51–60% 0 0 0
 61–70% 4 0 4
Percentage of malignancy to total epithelium area
 1–25% 9 1 8
 26–50% 18 5 13
 51–75% 16 7 9
 >  75% 27 11 16
Gleason score
 3 + 3 43 7 36
 3 + 4 16 10 6
 4 + 3 10 6 4
 4 + 4 1 1 0