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Table 1 Tumour characteristics. Clinical information of the tumour samples in the independent data set

From: Expression profiling to predict the clinical behaviour of ovarian cancer fails independent evaluation

  Class Ar (n = 15) Class As (n = 30) Class I (n = 4)
Mean Age (range), years 61.8 61.3 49
Histologic type    
Serous 14 29 1
Endometrioid 1 - 2
Mucinous - - 1
Mixed carcinoma - 1 -
FIGO stage    
I - - 4
III 9 28 -
IV 6 2 -
Differentiation grade    
Grade 1 - 1 1
Grade 2 5 7 2
Grade 3 10 22 1
Operation    
Primary surgery 6 22 4
Interval surgery after three courses of chemotherapy 3 8 -
Diagnostic biopsy, no surgery 6 - -
Residual tumour load after surgery    
0 cm 8 24 4
0–1 cm - 1 -
1–2 cm - 4 -
> 2 cm 7 1 -
Time to progression after first-line chemotherapy    
< 6 months 15 - -
6–12 months - - 1
> 12 months - 22 2
No recurrence - 8 1
Current status    
No evidence of disease - 8 1
Alive with evidence of disease 1 8 1
Died of disease 14 14 2
Median follow-up, months 16 35 18