Table 1

Summary of clinicalpathological characteristics of the NPC patients and HIN-1 methylation

NPC samplesNo.HIN-1 methylation
Sex
 Male3729 (78%)
 Female107 (70%)
AJCCa staging
 I22 (100%)
 II1510 (67%)
 III1514 (93%)
 IV1511 (73%)
  • a AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer.