Table 1.

Patient characteristics

Patient groupAge, median (range)Histologic types
Control (n = 45)46 (36-76)
Early-stage ovarian cancer (n = 44)46 (34-88)Papillary serous carcinoma (n = 13)
Carcinoma, endometrioid (n = 10)
Carcinoma, mucinous (n = 7)
Carcinoma, poorly differentiated (n = 6)
Adenocarcinoma, serous (n = 5)
Carcinoma, clear cell (n = 3)
Benign tumors (n = 37)44.5 (28-87)Adenofibroma, serous (n = 1)
Brenner tumor (n = 1)
Crystadenofibroma, serous (n = 2)
Cyst, paratubal (n = 2)
Cyst, serous (n = 1)
Cyst, simple (n = 3)
Cystadenofibroma, serous (n = 3)
Cystadenoma, mucinous (n = 8)
Cystadenoma, serous (n = 9)
Endometriosis (n = 1)
Fibrosis (n = 1)
Ovary benign (n = 3)
Mucinous benign (n = 2)