Table 3.

Negative or marginal (0 or +/−), positive (+), and strong positive (++ or +++) expression of AdipoR1 and AdipoR2 in case tumor tissue samples (n = 72), case nontumor tissues (n = 11), and healthy tissues from BPH and control subjects (n = 27) as determined by immunohistochemistry

Immunohistochemistry expression signal
P
Negative or marginalPositiveStrong positive
AdipoR10.02
    Case tumor tissue, n (%)13 (19)37 (53)20 (29)
    Matched case nontumor tissue,* n (%)0 (0)8 (73)3 (27)
    BPH and control tissue, n (%)1 (5)7 (33)13 (62)
AdipoR20.09
    Case tumor tissue, n (%)15 (21)31 (43)26 (36)
    Matched case nontumor tissue,* n (%)5 (46)5 (46)1 (9)
    BPH and control tissue, n (%)2 (9)11 (48)10 (44)
  • NOTE: Row percentages may sum to >100% due to rounding.

  • * “Matched case nontumor tissue” refers to noncancerous prostate tissue samples obtained from an area of the prostate not affected by cancer in 11 of the prostate cancer patients.