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Table 3 Lymphocyte nests and number of lymphocytes in each nest according to tissue type.

From: Bcl-2 expression is altered with ovarian tumor progression: an immunohistochemical evaluation

Tumor Type n # Lymph Nests* # Lymphocytes in Nests Average Lymph Nests/Section*
    <25 25-50 50-75 75-100 >100  
Normal 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Benign         
    Cyst 4 6 1 3 2 0 0 1.5
    Cystadenoma 13 13 8 1 2 1 1 1
    Total Cancerous 17 19 9 4 4 1 1 1.12
Cancerous         
    WD 3 10 1 4 3 1 1 3.33
    MD 6 46 11 11 9 2 13 7.67
    PD 19 149 23 25 23 12 66 7.84
    Total 28 205 35 40 35 15 80 7.32
  1. *Lymph Nests = aggregates of 10 or more lymphocytes
  2. WD = well differentiated carcinoma, MD = moderately differentiated serous papillary carcinoma, PD = poorly differentiated serous papillary carcinoma