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Table 2 Relative cell number (treated/control) after steroid hormone treatment in histological subtypes of ovarian carcinoma

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

Treatment LGSC n HGSC n Endometrioid n Mucinous n P
Estradiol 126 ± 37 9 103 ± 52 8 93 ± 32 15 109 ± 35 3 0.118
Progesterone 114 ± 34 8 116 ± 37 8 68 ± 20 14 86 ± 25 3 0.002
Testosterone 108 ± 41 9 126 ± 51 7 88 ± 22 14 98 ± 19 3 0.137
DHT 106 ± 26 8 122 ± 37 8 105 ± 40 13 82 ± 19 2 0.529
  1. Values indicate mean ± SD, P values of one-way ANOVA