Table 1.

Impact of patient characteristics on the success rate of the initial TIL outgrowth and TIL/fragment

CategoryAll samplesSamples with >40 × 106 TILPaMean TIL/fragment (×106)Pb
All patients226139 (62)c12.84
Age0.010.19
 14–301615 (94)21.23
 31–455534 (62)13.11
 46–6011672 (62)12.82
 61–753918 (46)9.07
Gender0.040.20
 Female7654 (71)15.09
 Male15085 (57)11.69
Stage0.890.21
 III7646 (61)15.06
 IV15093 (62)11.71
LDH0.350.70
 Normal15093 (62)13.46
 Elevated5932 (54)12.30
  • aFisher's exact test was used. P values below 0.05 are in bold.

  • bWilcoxon rank-sum test or Kruskal–Wallis test was used.

  • cNumbers in parentheses indicate percentage successful TIL growers based on total number in that group shown in the All samples column.