Table 2.

FISH results for AR, MYC, and MYC/8p results

AR FISH results
AmplificationCopy gainNADTotal
No. (%) patients17 (34.7)13 (26.5)19 (38.8)49
Median CTC counts (quartiles 1-3)90 (39-114)26 (12-86)4 (3-10)26.5 (5-99.5)
CTC <10 (%)03 (20)12 (80)15
CTC ≥10 (%)17 (50)10 (29.4)7 (20.6)34
MYC FISH results
No. (%) patients1 (1.9)32 (59.3)21 (38.9)54
Median CTC counts (quartiles 1-3)1153 (24-101)5.5 (2-39)27 (6-86.5)
CTC <10 (%)04 (25)12 (75)16
CTC ≥10 (%)1 (2.6)28 (73.7)9 (23.7)38
Gain MYC, 8p ratio ≥ 1.5Gain MYC, 8p ratio = 1NADTotal
No. (%) patients24 (55.8)5 (11.6)14 (32.6)43
Median CTC counts (quartiles 1-3)72 (32.3-107.3)55 (12-86)10 (2-27)24 (11-90)
CTC <10 (%)01 (12.5)7 (87.5)8
CTC ≥10 (%)24 (68.6)4 (11.4)7 (20)35
  • NOTE: AR: No result was obtained from 5 samples; median CTC number, 56 (IQR, 28-271). MYC: Abnormalities were seen in 33 of 54 patients successfully analyzed. No result was obtained from 10 samples; median CTC number, 46.5 (IQR, 24-294). MYC/8p: No result was obtained from 6 samples; median CTC number, 24 (IQR, 9-135). NAD, no abnormality detected.