Table 1

Percentage distribution of various characteristics of the 4273 radical prostatectomy cases accrued by the CPCTRa as of October 2003

Prostatectomy casesCharacteristicsPercentage of cases
Most prominent histological typeAdenocarcinoma97
Pathological T stagepT271
pT325
Age at diagnosis (yrs)Mean62
Range35–85
Vital statusAlive90
Dead9
Dead w/autopsy<1
Lost to follow-up1
Ethnicity distributionAfrican American15
Caucasian75
Otherb2
Unknown8
  • a CPCTR, Cooperative Prostate Cancer Tissue Resource.

  • b ′Other′ includes patients of Japanese-American or Asian origin, who comprise <1% of the dataset.