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Table 1 The clinicopathological characteristics of the patients

From: Incidental germline findings during molecular profiling of tumor tissues for precision oncology: molecular survey and methodological obstacles

Total n %
183
Age (years) at disease manifestation
 Median (IQR) 56 (44–65)
 < 40 14 7.7
 40–49 19 10.4
 50–59 21 11.5
 60–69 23 12.6
 70–79 11 6.0
 ≥ 80 2 1.0
 Unknown 93 50.8
Sex
 Male 75 41.0
 Female 108 59.0
Tumor site
 Colon and rectum 34 18.6
 Pancreatic 24 13.1
 Lung 18 9.8
 Ovary/fallopian tube 16 8.7
 Breast 15 8.2
 Stomach 11 6.0
 Cervix 8 4.4
 Other, including unknown primary 8 4.4
 Skin/melanoma 8 4.4
 Soft tissue 7 3.8
 Biliary 6 3.3
 Head and neck 5 2.7
 CNS/brain 4 2.2
 Bladder/urinary 3 1.6
 Uterus 3 1.6
 Kidney 3 1.6
 Bone 2 1.1
 Small bowel 2 1.1
 Prostate 2 1.1
 Ampulla of Vater 1 0.5
 Pleura 1 0.5
 Testis 1 0.5
 Liver 1 0.5
Stage
 I 7 3.8
 II 15 8.2
 III 12 6.6
 IV 26 14.2
 Not allowed to collect/not reported/unknown 123 67.2
Metastasis stage
 M0 65 35.5
 M1 46 25.1
 Not allowed to collect/not reported/MX/Unknown 72 39.3