prostate {BeSS}R Documentation

Factors associated with prostate specific antigen


Data from a study by by Stamey et al. (1989) to examine the association between prostate specific antigen (PSA) and several clinical measures that are potentially associated with PSA in men who were about to receive a radical prostatectomy. The variables are as follows:




A data frame with 97 observations on 9 variables


Stamey, T., Kabalin, J., McNeal, J., Johnstone, I., Freiha, F., Redwine, E. and Yang, N. (1989). Prostate specific antigen in the diagnosis and treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate II. Radical prostatectomy treated patients, Journal of Urology 16: 1076-1083.

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