Table 2

Patient mean survival time and Cox regression analysis of TMPRSS2-ERG fusion status

Fusion Status

Survival Time (SD)1

HR (95% CI)2

p-value

HR (95% CI)3

p-value


Negative

11.4 (3.1)

Positive

12.0 (2.6)

2.4 (0.7 – 7.6)

0.3

1.2 (0.3 – 4.0)

0.8

Negative

11.4 (3.1)

Translocation

12.0 (2.9)

Deletion

12.0 (2.2)

1.5 (0.7 – 2.9)

0.3

1.2 (0.5 – 2.7)

0.5

Negative

11.4 (3.1)

Single

12.1 (2.3)

Multiple

11.5 (4.1)

1.9 (0.9 – 4.1)

0.09

1.5 (0.6 – 3.9)

0.9


1Time elapsed from diagnosis until death; 2Age adjusted; 3Age & Gleason score adjusted.

FitzGerald et al. BMC Cancer 2008 8:230   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-8-230

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