Table 4

Summary of HIN-1 methylation in primary tumors, plasma, and buffy coata

CaseAJCCb stagingAgeSexPrimary tumorPlasmaBuffy coat
NPC-27III34male+00
NPC-28II38male+00
NPC-29III56male+00
NPC-30III34female+00
NPC-31III45male++0
NPC-32III45male+0+
NPC-33II45male+0+
NPC-34III34male+0+
NPC-35III46male+00
NPC-36IV74male+0+
NPC-37II42male+++
  • a +, HIN-1 methylation; 0, unmethylated HIN-1.

  • b AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer.