Table 1

Relationship between phospho-MAP kinase staining and Gleason scorea

Phospho-MAP kinase stainingb
Gleason scoren0Low (<10%)High (≥10%)
≤6186102
7182151
8–1023251
  • a P < 0.001 by rank test for trend of increasing activated MAP kinase with increasing Gleason score.

  • b Scored as a percentage of tumor cell nuclei staining positive for phospho-MAP kinase.