Lactate dehydrogenase is a prognostic indicator for prostate cancer patients with bone metastasis.

Abstract

We analyzed clinical data to identify prognostic indicators in prostate cancer patients with bone metastasis. The subjects were 60 patients with bone metastasis out of 165 patients diagnosed with prostate cancer at our clinic over 6 years from January 1998 to December 2003. The age at the initial diagnosis was 61 to 91 (mean: 73.7 +/- 7.5) years old. The… (More)

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