Table 1

pAkta and pERK staining scores

Prostate cancers from each patient were scored as described in the text and Fig. 1 <$REFLINK> and grouped according to pAkt and pERK staining scores.

Intensity score (pAkt or pERK)Frequency (%) of patients exhibiting pAkt staining in the indicated rangeFrequency (%) of patients exhibiting pERK staining in the indicated range
nPSA failurePSA non-failurenPSA failurePSA non-failure
040 (0%)4 (100%)3225 (78.1%)7 (21.9%)
1–10084 (50%)4 (50%)117 (63.6%)4 (36.4%)
101–2001812 (66.67%)6 (33.33%)73 (42.9%)4 (57.1%)
201–3002321 (91.3%)2 (8.7%)32 (66.67%)1 (33.33%)
Total533716533716
  • a pAkt, phosphorylated Akt; pERK, phosphorylated extracellular signal-regulated kinase; PSA, prostate-specific antigen.