Prostate data

The dataset is available through Hastie et al. (2009) on the authors’ website. The following variables are included in the dataset of 97 men:


lcavol log(cancer volume)
lweight log(prostate weight)
age patient age
lbph log(benign prostatic hyperplasia amount)
svi seminal vesicle invasion
lcp log(capsular penetration)
gleason Gleason score
pgg45 percentage Gleason scores 4 or 5


lpsa log(prostate specific antigen)

To load prostate cancer data:

. insheet using, clear