Table 1.

Demographic data on controls and prostate cancer patients stratified by ±lymph node metastases

GroupControlsPCa N0PCa N1
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Mean age (range), y62.8 (48-77)65.5 (46-71)ns62.6 (21-79)ns
T stage (pct)2 (81), 3 (18), 4 (1)2 (25), 3 (67), 4 (8)
Gleason score (pct)4 (4), 5(62), 6(16), 7(16), 8(2)5 (16), 6 (21), 7 (42), 8 (8), 9 (13)
  • NOTE: N0, lymph node negative; N1, lymph node metastases; T-stage, tumor node metastasis; pct, percentage of total number of patients.

    Abbreviations: PCa, prostate cancer; ns, not significant different from control.