Table 6.

Ratio of mean Photofrin uptake in tumor of the indicated cohort and normal tissue of the indicated type

CohortMean (SE)Normal tissue type
FatOBLIwMLIwoMSIwMSIwoM
1.23 (0.37)1.08 (0.32)2.41 (0.40)1.13 (0.55)3.55 (0.29)1.98 (0.41)
Gastrointestinal
    Colon2.59 (0.31)2.10*2.401.072.29*0.73*1.31
    Gastric3.83 (0.43)3.113.551.59*3.391.081.98
    Pseudomyxoma0.87 (1.22)0.710.810.360.770.25§0.44
    Appendiceal2.31 (0.65)1.882.140.962.040.651.17
    Small bowel5.56 (0.71)4.525.152.314.921.57*2.81
Ovarian3.88 (0.35)3.153.591.61*3.431.091.96
Sarcoma1.93 (0.32)1.571.79§0.801.710.540.97
  • NOTE: The mean (model-based) Photofrin uptake in tumors of indicated cohorts and normal tissues of indicated types is listed in the first row and column, respectively. Statistical significance is calculated for the difference between mean uptake in tumor and normal tissue.

    Abbreviations: OB, omental bursa; LIwM, large intestine with mucosa; LIwoM, large intestine without mucosa; SIwM, small intestine with mucosa; SIwoM, small intestine without mucosa.

  • * P < 0.01.

  • P < 0.001.

  • P < 0.0001.

  • § P < 0.05.