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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the pooled cohort stratified by sample type

From: Accurate 3-gene-signature for early diagnosis of liposarcoma progression

VariablePathologyP-value
LipomaALT/WDLPSDDLPS
N81720 
Age (range)NA62.8 (45–78)64.0 (39–80)0.74§
Gender (%)
 Male5 (63)9 (53)8 (38) 
 Female3 (37)8 (47)6 (28)0.82
 Missing006 (30) 
Anatomical site (%)
 Abdominal3 (37)7 (41)19 (95)< 0.001*
 Extra-abdominal5 (63)10 (59)1 (5)
Surgery (%)
 Primary surgeryNA10 (59)13 (65)0.7*
 Relapse surgeryNA7 (41)7 (35)
Metastasis 01NA
Other cancers# 32NA
  1. WDLPS well-differentiated LPS, ALT atypical lipomatous tumor, DDLPS dedifferentiated LPS
  2. §2-sided Student’s t-test
  3. * X2 test comparing ALT/WDLPS and DDLPS
  4. #Two breast cancers, one thyroid cancer, one prostate cancer and one neuroendocrine tumor