Table 1.

Hsp27 staining in prostate cancer before and after androgen ablation

Prostate cancerNo. of casesImmunohistochemistry scoreSDSE
Not treated350.660.140.07
Neoadjuvant hormone therapy–treated (mo)
    <3581.290.200.09
    3-6521.760.220.11
    >6571.990.5073350.10
Hormone-refractory prostate specimens162.080.250
Hormone-refractory metastasis
    Bone62.160.66450.48
    Pelvic lymph nodes31.330.3081.2
    Non-osseous distant metastasis (liver, lung, adrenal)51.70.28850.55