Prostate Cancer DataSource:
Data, which come from a study by Stamey et al. (1989), examining the correlation between the level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and various clinical measures in men who were about to receive a radical prostatectomy.
A data frame with 97 rows and 9 variables:
log(cancer volume (cm^3))
log(prostate weight (g))
age of the patient
log(amount of benign prostatic hyperplasia (cm^2))
presence of seminal vesicle invasion (1=yes, 0=no)
log(capsular penetration (cm))
percentage of Gleason scores four of five
Stamey, T. A., Kabalin, J. N., McNeal, J. E., Johnstone, I. M., Freiha, F., Redwine, E. A., and Yang, N. (1989). Prostate specific antigen in the diagnosis and treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate. ii. radical prostatectomy treated patients. The Journal of urology, 141(5):1076-1083.