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Table 3 Sample characteristics of cyst fluid and plasma samples analyzed with immunoblot

From: Potential tumor biomarkers identified in ovarian cyst fluid by quantitative proteomic analysis, iTRAQ

  Benign (n = 32) Malignant (n = 36) Stage I (n = 18) Stage III (n = 17) Stage IV (n = 1)
Mean Age (year, (range)) 57 (16–86) 59 (40–80)    
Simple 8 (25%)     
Endometrioma 6 (19%)     
Serous 12 (38%) 18 (50%) 7 (39%) 11 (65%)  
Mucinous 6 (19%) 6 (17%) 4 (22%) 1 (6%) 1 (100%)
Endometrioid   6 (17%) 3 (17%) 3 (18%)  
Clear cell   6 (17%) 4 (22%) 2 (12%)  
  1. 68 samples with mixed histology were included.