Table 6.

Association of positive serum GSTP1 CpG island hypermethylation status with established prognostic factors from aggregate patient sample (n = 192)

Established prognostic factorP (chi-square)
Preoperative PSA (≤10 versus >10)0.74*
Biopsy Gleason score0.21
Clinical stage0.25
Pathologic Gleason score (<7 versus ≥7)0.95
Pathologic stage
    Extraprostatic extension0.11
    Seminal vesicle invasion0.72
    Organ confined0.11
    Positive lymph node(s)0.60
    Positive surgical margins0.15
  • * Fisher's exact test.