Table 3.

Gene methylation associated with tumor location in cancer subjects

StudyGeneLocationMethylation rate or level (median; range)P
Study IBMP3Proximal90% (19 of 21)0.0002
Distal32% (7 of 22)
EYA2Proximal71% (15 of 21)0.02
Distal32% (7 of 22)
ALX4Proximal95% (20 of 21)0.004
Distal55% (12 of 22)
VimentinProximal95% (20 of 21)0.01
Distal59% (13 of 22)
Study IIBMP3Proximal34 (0-628)0.01
Distal1 (0-302
EYA2Proximal155 (0-1082)0.03
Distal2 (0-360)
ALX4Proximal458 (17-1182)0.002
Distal25 (0-379)
VimentinProximal418 (0-1055)0.005
Distal10 (0-276)