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Table 1 Characteristics of patients according to histological subtypes of ovarian carcinoma

From: Progesterone reduces cell survival in primary cultures of endometrioid ovarian cancer

  HGSC Endometrioid Mucinous LGSC
Median age (years) 49 47 54 40
Menopause 3/8 5/15 3/3 3/9
Oral contraceptives None 2/15 None None
FIGO stages
I 7/15 3/3 4/9
II 2/8 1/15
III 4/8 6/15 5/9
IV 2/8 1/15
Histological grade
G1   1/15   
G2   11/15   
G3   3/15   
Debulking
Optimal < 1 cm 8/8 12/15 3/3 8/9
Suboptimal > 1 cm 3/15 1/9
  1. HGSC: high grade serous carcinoma, LGSC: low grade serous carcinoma