Table 2

Summary of HIN-1 methylation in primary tumor, nasopharyngeal swab, and throat-rinsing fluida

CaseAJCCb stagingSexAgePrimary tumorNasopharyngeal swabsThroat-rinsing fluid
NPC-1IIIM47+00
NPC-2IIM54+00
NPC-3IVM53+++
NPC-4IVM64++0
NPC-5IIF30000
NPC-6IVM46+++
NPC-7IVM51++0
NPC-8IVM59+++
NPC-9IIF61++0
NPC-10IIM53+00
NPC-11IVM46+00
NPC-12IVM46000
NPC-13IIM54++0
NPC-14IF41++0
NPC-15IIIF46000
NPC-16IIM42+00
NPC-17IIM42+00
NPC-18IF60++0
NPC-19IVM57+++
NPC-20IIIM48++0
NPC-21IVM30000
NPC-22IVM49000
NPC-23IIF48000
NPC-24IIM40000
NPC-25IIIM62+++
NPC-26IIM55000
  • a +, HIN-1 methylation; 0, unmethylated HIN-1.

  • b AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer.