prostate: Prostate Cancer Data

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Data to examine the correlation between the level of prostate-specific antigen and a number of clinical measures in men who were about to receive a radical prostatectomy.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 97 observations on the following 10 variables.

lcavol

log cancer volume

lweight

log prostate weight

age

in years

lbph

log of the amount of benign prostatic hyperplasia

svi

seminal vesicle invasion

lcp

log of capsular penetration

gleason

a numeric vector

pgg45

percent of Gleason score 4 or 5

lpsa

response

Source

Stamey, T., Kabalin, J., McNeal, J., Johnstone, I., Freiha, F., Redwine, E. and Yang, N (1989) Prostate specific antigen in the diagnosis and treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate II. Radical prostatectomy treted patients, Journall of Urology 16: 1076–1083.

Examples

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