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Table 1 Clinical variables of serous ovarian cancer patients in the study

From: Elevated levels of circulating microRNA-200 family members correlate with serous epithelial ovarian cancer

  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