Table 1.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicsFoxP3low (n = 81)FoxP3high (n = 18)P
Age (y ± SD)64.8 ± 10.967.9 ± 10.20.228
Stage (%)
    FIGO I17 (21)1 (5.6)0.071
    FIGO II3 (3.7)1 (5.6)
    FIGO III52 (64.2)10 (55.6)
    FIGO IV9 (11.1)6 (33.3)
Grade (%)
    I3 (3.7)0 (0)0.121
    II49 (60.5)7 (38.5)
    III29 (35.8)11 (61.1)
Histology (%)
    Serous29 (35.8)8 (44.4)0.59
    Mucinous24 (29.6)6 (33.3)
    Other28 (34.6)4 (22.2)
Residual tumor mass (%)
    No31 (38.3)6 (33.3)0.229
    <2 cm21 (25.9)2 (11.1)
    >2 cm29 (35.8)10 (55.6)
  • NOTE: Clinical characteristics of 99 patients with invasive ovarian cancer are given. Tissue was taken during primary debulking surgery at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Innsbruck between 1992 and 1999. Important clinical characteristics are shown for both the FoxP3high and FoxP3low group.

    Abbreviation: FIGO, Federation Internationale des Gynaecologistes et Obstetristes.