Prostate | R Documentation |

Data from a study by by Stamey et al. (1989) to examine the association between prostate specific antigen (PSA) and several clinical measures that are potentially associated with PSA in men who were about to receive a radical prostatectomy.

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A list of two objects: `y`

and `X`

- y
Log PSA

- X
A matrix with 97 instances (rows) and 8 predictor variables (columns). The remainder of this list describes the columns of

`X`

- lcavol
Log cancer volume

- lweight
Log prostate weight

- age
The man's age (years)

- lbph
Log of the amount of benign hyperplasia

- svi
Seminal vesicle invasion (1=Yes, 0=No)

- lcp
Log of capsular penetration

- gleason
Gleason score

- pgg45
Percent of Gleason scores 4 or 5

https://web.stanford.edu/~hastie/ElemStatLearn/

Hastie T, Tibshirani R, and Friedman J. (2001).

*The Elements of Statistical Learning*. Springer.Stamey T, et al. (1989). Prostate specific antigen in the diagnosis and treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate. II. Radical prostatectomy treated patients.

*Journal of Urology*,**16**: 1076-1083.

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