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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Telomerase-positive circulating tumor cells are associated with poor prognosis via a neutrophil-mediated inflammatory immune environment in glioma

No. of patients 106
Age (yr)
 Mean (range) 42.63(13-70)
Sex (%)
 Male 37(34.9)
 Female 69(65.1)
Pathology (%)
 A 19(17.9)
 O 5(4.7)
 AO 8(7.5)
 OA 29(27.4)
 AOA 15(14.2)
 GBM 30(28.3)
WHO Grade (%)
 1 2(1.9)
 2 37(34.9)
 3 31(29.2)
 4 36(34.0)
KPS (%)
 60 2(1.8)
 70 10(9.5)
 80 25(23.6)
 90 66(62.3)
 100 3(2.8)
  1. A astrocytoma; O oligodendroglioma; AO anaplastic oligodendroglioma; OA oligoastrocytoma; AOA anaplastic oligoastrocytoma; GBM glioblastoma multiforme; KPS Karnofsky performance status.