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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 52)

From: Circulating miR-200c as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker for gastric cancer

Characteristic n %
Median (range) age, yrs 65.9 (42–85)  
Gender   
  Women 10 19
  Men 42 81
ECOG   
  0-1 37 71.2
  2 10 19.2
Location   
  Proximal, upper third 13 25
  Distal 36 69.2
  Multicentric 3 5.8
Stage   
  I-II 9 17.3
  III 12 23.1
  IV 31 59.6
Lymph Nodes   
  Negative 9 17.3
  Positive 24 46.2
Histological type   
  Intestinal 28 53.8
  Diffuse 21 40.4
  Mixed 3 5.8
R Status   
  R0 20 38.5
  R1-R2 32 61.5
Grade   
  Low 21 40.4
  High 27 51.9
Vascular / Perineural Invasion   
  Unknown 22 42.3
  No 11 21.2
  Yes 19 36.5
  1. Abbreviations: ECOG: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status. Residual Status (R): R0, no residual tumour; R1-2 microscopic or macroscopic residual tumour.