Table 1.

Clinicopathologic characteristics of the overall series and β III tubulin expression

CharacteristicsNo. patientsβ III tubulin positive tumors, no. (%)P*
All cases6226 (41.9)
Age (y)
    <654418 (40.9)
    >65188 (44.4)0.9
Fédération Internationale des Gynecologistes et Obstetristes stage
    III5222 (42.3)
    IV104 (40.0)0.9
Ascites
    No84 (50.0)
    Yes5421 (38.9)0.7
Histotype
    Serous5022 (44.4)
    Other123 (25.0)0.3
Pathologic response to chemotherapy
    Microscopic foci114 (36.4)
    Partial/no change5122 (43.1)0.7
Residual tumor at interval debulking surgery (cm)
    <0.53014 (46.7)
    0.5-2195 (26.3)
    >2135 (38.5)0.4
  • * Calculated by Fisher's exact or χ2 test for proportion.