Table 3

Frequency of aberrant methylation in prostatic tissues

GeneCancers (%) (n = 101)Nonmalignant (%) (n = 32)P
RARĪ² 54 (53)1 (3)<0.0001
RASSF1A 54 (53)5 (16)0.0002
GSTP1 36 (36)1 (3)0.0002
APC 27 (27)2 (6)0.01
FHIT 15 (15)00.02
CDH13 31 (31)5 (16)0.1
CDH1 27 (27)8 (25)>0.5
p16 INK4A 3 (3)0>0.5
DAPK 1 (1)0>0.5
MGMT 00>0.5