|Characteristics of 100 lung cancer patients assayed for HPV DNA in normal lung tissue and in the cancer tissue|
|Characteristic||No. of patients|
|Country of residence|
|Age at diagnosis (years)|
|Squamous cell carcinoma||20|
|Clinical stage c|
a 44 patients recruited at Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy, and 43 at Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy. b Includes 1 large cell carcinoma, 2 small cell carcinomas, 2 neuroendocrine tumors, 1 poorly differentiated tumor, and 2 not-otherwise-specified tumors. c Data missing for one sample that was not staged.
Galvan et al.
Galvan et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:512 doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-512