Organ-confined Rapid progression Slow progression Differences between groups
Number of patients 6 6 26 -
Age at sample collection 70.1± 4.6 68.8 ± 10.4 74.2 ± 6.5 n.s.
Hemoglobin (g/dl) at sample collection n.a. 10.7 ± 2.2 11.5 ± 2 n.s.
Initial TNM T2-3 N0
M0
T4 N0-2
M0-1
T1-4 N0-2
M0
-
iPSA 9.6 ± 4.7 215.1 ± 261.5 23.3 ± 20 Kruskal-Wallis
*p=0.02;
*p=0.04
(1 vs. 2)
Gleason-Score 6.8± 0.4 8.8 ± 1.3 7.1 ± 1.3 Kruskal-Wallis
*p=0.03;
*p=0.03
(1 vs. 2)
Development of metastasis No Yes Yes -
Table 1: Patients’ characteristics