Author Contributions: Dr Freedland had full
access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity
of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Freedland, Eisenberger,
Acquisition of data: Freedland, Humphreys,
Mangold, Walsh, Partin.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Freedland,
Drafting of the manuscript: Freedland, Humphreys,
Mangold, Dorey, Partin.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important
intellectual content: Freedland, Humphreys, Eisenberger, Dorey, Walsh,
Statistical analysis: Freedland, Dorey.
Obtained funding: Freedland, Partin.
Administrative, technical, or material support:
Freedland, Humphreys, Mangold, Partin.
Study supervision: Eisenberger, Dorey, Walsh,
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by
SPORE Grant P50CA58236 from the National Institutes of Health and National
Cancer Institute, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, the Department of Defense
Prostate Cancer Research Program grant PC030666, and the American Foundation
for Urological Disease/American Urological Association Education and Research
Role of the Sponsor: The role of the funding
sources was to provide salary support, particularly for Ms Humphreys and Dr
Freedland. Otherwise, the funding sources had no direct or indirect involvement
in the design and conduct of the study nor the collection, management, analysis,
and interpretation of the data nor in the preparation, review, or approval
of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: Views and opinions of, and endorsements
by the author or authors do not reflect those of the US Army or the Department