Table 1

Immunohistochemistry staining index for markers of stromal cell differentiation

MarkerNormal prostate stroma (n = 84)Gleason 3 cancer reactive stroma (n = 89)Pa
ZeroLowModerateHighZeroLowModerateHigh
Vimentin074912363417<0.001
α-Actin004801253033<0.001
Calponin0226561455146<0.001
  • a Fisher exact test comparing normal stroma to Gleason 3 reactive stroma (zero/low staining versus moderate/high staining).