Table 1.

Analysis of nuclear and cytoplasmic FlnA staining

Specimen staining
Two-sample t test (P value)
nNegative (%)Positive (%)Normal vs. PINPIN vs. localizedLocalized vs. metastatic
Nuclear staining
    Normal328 (25.00)24 (75.00)0.6716
    PIN266 (23.08)20 (76.92)0.4391
    Localized prostate cancer6717 (25.37)50 (74.63)0.0007*
    Metastatic prostate cancer6938 (55.07)31 (44.93)
Cytoplasmic staining
    Normal3229 (90.63)3 (9.37)0.3811
    PIN2618 (69.23)8 (30.77)0.0150*
    Localized prostate cancer6737 (55.22)30 (44.78)<0.00001*
    Metastatic prostate cancer698 (11.59)61 (88.41)
  • * Significant.