Table 1.

Patient characteristics within group analyzed by Kaplan–Meier

Localized, low riskaLocalized, high riskaMetastasesa
n = 102n = 96n = 86
Age at biopsy59 (54–64)62 (56–65)61 (56–65)
PSA6.42 (4.10–8.80)9.40 (5.20–16.00)9.50 (6.10–17.80)
Pathologic Gleason grade
 ≤6102 (100%)1 (1%)3 (6%)
 70 (0%)14 (20%)20 (42%)
 ≥80 (0%)56 (79%)25 (52%)
Pathologic stage > T28 (8%)78 (82%)50 (59%)
Positive surgical margins11 (11%)34 (36%)40 (47%)
Extracapsular extension0 (0%)69 (73%)42 (49%)
Seminal vesicle invasion0 (0%)40 (42%)33 (39%)
Lymph node involvement0 (0%)15 (16%)21 (26%)
Neoadjuvant16 (16%)49 (51%)42 (49%)
Adjuvant0 (0%)7 (7%)8 (9%)
Type of surgery
 Open102 (100%)83 (86%)80 (94%)
 Laparoscopic0 (0%)2 (2%)0 (0%)
 Salvage0 (0%)11 (11%)5 (6%)
Received radiation1 (1%)22 (23%)14 (16%)

NOTE: Age and PSA values are median (interquartile range).

  • aSamples obtained at time of surgery or biopsy and assessed retrospectively.