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Table 1 Number of PCa-positive and PCa-negative patients and evaluation of the related distribution in terms of median age, tPSA, f/tPSA and PCA3 score values

From: PCA3 in prostate cancer and tumor aggressiveness detection on 407 high-risk patients: a National Cancer Institute experience

  PCa non-PCa p value
Number (%) 195 (48) 212 (52) /
Age 71 ± 27 69 ± 31 0.33
(median ± SD)
tPSA (ng/ml) 7.53 ± 4.88 7.34 ± 5.87 0.87
(median ± SD)
f/tPSA 0.15 ± 0.07 0.18 ± 0.07 0.01
(median ± SD)
PCA3 score 82 ± 45 33 ± 26 <0.0001
(median ± SD)