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Table 1 Finnish Colorectal Cancers Sample

From: Numbers of mutations to different types of colorectal cancer

Cancer Type Average Age (years) Number (%) Most Likely Numbers of Mutations*
    4 5 6 7 8 9
HNPCC 50.3 29 (2.9) 0.08 0.43 0.39 0.09   
Sporadic MSI+ 71.5 98 (12.4)   0.03 0.2 0.34 0.33 0.1
Sporadic MSI- 67.5 895 (87.6)    0.01 0.99   
Sporadic MSI-         
Stage A 68.6 187 (21.2)    0.09 0.75 0.16  
Stage B 69.0 330 (37.3)     0.44 0.56  
Stage C 65.2 246 (27.8)    0.8 0.2   
Stage D 65.4 121 (13.7)   0.06 0.66 0.28   
  1. * Probabilities of the number of mutations required for cancer. Most likely values are underlined.