Table 1

Clinical variables of serous ovarian cancer patients in the study
Patient Healthy volunteers
(n = 28) (n = 28)
Age (years)
   Median 63 ± 11 64 ± 12
   Minimum 30 30
   Maximum 77 79
Histological Grade
   Moderately differentiated 11
   Poorly differentiated 11
   Well-differentiated 1
   Unknown 5
Site
   Tubal 3
   Peritoneal 4
   Ovary 20
   Endometrial 1
FIGO Stage
   4 6
   4B 1
   3C 17
   3B 3
   2C 1
CA-125 Result
   Yes 19
   No 9
BRCA1/2 mutation
   Yes 3
   Unknown 24
   No 1
Post Menopausal
   Yes 23
   No 2
   Unknown 2
Pre-operative Chemotherapy
   Yes 9
   No 19
Prior cancer
   Yes 2 (breast, Craniopharyngioma)
   No 26
Tumour Size
   mean 59.3 ± 33.6
   min 20
   max 140
Degree of cytoreduction
   < 2 cm 8
   > 2 cm 8
   No Macroscopic 13
   Unknown 1
Survival Statistics
   Dead of disease 12
   Recurred 12
   No evidence of disease 4

Kan et al.

Kan et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:627   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-627

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