Table 2

Detection of MIA mRNA in samples from melanoma patients

Results of patients in stages I and II are subdivided into prior surgical excision (prior exc.) or after surgical excision (after exc.). Stages III and IV are subdivided into samples of patients with ED at the time of testing and of patients with NED at the time of testing. In addition, samples of patients with or without systemic chemoimmunotherapy at the time of blood sampling are listed separately.
PositiveNegativeTotal
Stage I
 All277299
 Prior exc.143953
 After exc.133346
Stage II
 All174865
 Prior exc.101121
 After exc.73744
Stage III/IV
 All3383116
 ED
  In therapy195574
  No therapy11213
 NED
  In therapy01616
  No therapy31013