pcs: Prostate Cancer Study data

Description Format Details Source References

Description

Prostate Cancer Study data

Format

A data.frame with 380 observations (rows) and 9 variables (columns).

Details

A subset of data from a study of patient with prostate cancer. Variables measured at the baseline patient exam were used to try to determine whether the tumor had penetrated the prostate capsule.

The observed variable values were modified to protect patient confidentiality.

Columns are:

ID

Identification code.

CAPSULE

Tumor penetration of prostatic capsule? (factor):

0

no

1

yes

AGE

Age (years).

RACE

Race (factor):

1

white

2

black

DPROS

Digital rectal exam (factor):

1

no nodule

2

unilobar nodule (left)

3

unilobar nodule (right)

4

bilobar nodule

DCAPS

Capsular involvement on rectal exam? (factor):

0

no

1

yes

PSA

Prostate Specific Antigen Value (mg/ml).

VOL

Tumor volume (cm3)

GLEASON

Gleason score (total). Range 0 to 10.

Source

Wiley FTP

References

H&L 2nd ed. Page 25. Section 1.6.3.


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