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Table 1 Patient information.

From: Disaggregation and invasion of ovarian carcinoma ascites spheroids

Patient # 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10
Diagnosis Poorly differentiated papillary serous adenocarcinoma Papillary serous adenocarcinoma Primary peritoneal carcinoma with invasive implants Poorly differentiated serous papillary carcinoma Serous papillary carcinoma Serous papillary carcinoma Metastatic serous adenocarcinoma Poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma
Stage IIIC IIIC IIIC IIIC IIIC IIIC IIIC IV
Grade 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 3
Initial CA125 860 168 1950 2800 366 640 191 6640
Debulking optimal optimal optimal suboptimal   optimal optimal optimal
Treatment 6 cycles Carbo/Taxol 6 cycles Carbo/Taxol CDDP/Taxol Failed several chemos: Taxol, Carbo, Gemzar Taxol/Carbo 1 cycle 4 drugs/8 cycles 6 cycles (x2) Carbo/Taxol, 6 cycles Carbo/Taxol
Surgery to Recurrence (Months) 22 36 8 Progressive disease Progressive disease 11 18 14
Overall Survival (Months) 39 Alive with disease 16 17 1 Alive with disease Alive 34
Age at diagnosis 58 45 63 70 75 29 70 52
Family History Aunt-breast cancer Mother-ovarian, breast cancer; maternal grandmother-breast cancer; aunt-breast cancer     Mother-ovarian cancer; paternal aunt (x2)-breast cancer; maternal great aunt-gynecological cancer Sister-breast cancer Grandmother-uterine cancer; aunt-breast cancer; great aunt (x4)-gynecological cancer; grandmother-ovarian cancer
  1. Patient data was obtained for seven advanced-stage ovarian carcinoma patients and one patient and one patient with primary peritoneal carcinoma. The patient numbers listed correspond with the patient numbers in all subsequent experiments.