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Table 1 Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of the individuals included in the pools

From: A new approach to epigenome-wide discovery of non-invasive methylation biomarkers for colorectal cancer screening in circulating cell-free DNA using pooled samples

Poola Genderb Age   Genderb Age
Pool A-NCF F 72 Pool B-NCF F 63
  F 68   F 62
  F 61   F 59
  F 54   F 54
  F 54   F 54
  M 67   M 71
  M 67   M 68
  M 65   M 66
  M 62   M 60
  M 54   M 53
  Genderb Age Lesion descriptionc Lesion locationd
Pool C-AA F 72 10 mm, T, LGD Distal
  F 68 25 mm, V, LGD Distal
  F 65 10 mm, TV, LGD Distal
  F 63 12 mm, T, LGD Proximal
  F 54 10 mm, T, LGD Distal
  M 71 10 mm, T, LGD Distal
  M 66 10 mm, TV, LGD Distal
  M 65 20 mm, T, LGD Distal
  M 61 15 mm, T, LGD Proximal
  M 58 3 mm, TV, LGD Proximal
Pool D-AA F 70 30 mm, T, LGD Proximal
  F 67 20 mm, TV, LGD Distal
  F 65 30 mm, TV, LGD Proximal
  F 61 10 mm, TV, LGD Distal
  F 59 10 mm, TV, LGD Distal
  M 71 8 mm, TV, LGD Distal
  M 71 10 mm, V, LGD Proximal
  M 64 20 mm, V, LGD Distal
  M 64 20 mm, T, LGD Proximal
  M 54 5 mm, TV, LGD Distal
Pool E-CRC F 70 T3N0, WD Distal
  F 67 T3N0, MD Distal
  F 65 T3N0, MD Distal
  F 59 T4N0, MD Distal
  F 59 T3N0, WD Distal
  M 72 T2N0, MD Distal
  M 66 T2N0, NA Distal
  M 62 T3N0, MD Distal
  M 60 T1N0M0, WD Distal
  M 51 T3N0, MD Proximal
Pool F-CRC F 72 T3N0, WD Distal
  F 65 T3N0, WD Distal
  F 61 T2N0, MD Distal
  F 60 T3N0, MD Proximal
  F 55 T3N0, NA Distal
  M 67 T2N0M0, WD Proximal
  M 63 T2N0, MD Distal
  M 61 T3N0, MD Distal
  M 59 T3N0, WD Distal
  M 57 T2N0, MD Distal
  1. aIdentification of the pool (NCF no colorectal findings, AA advanced adenoma, CRC colorectal cancer)
  2. bGender (F female, M male)
  3. cLesion description for AA cases include size of adenoma (mm), histology (T tubular, TV tubulo-villous, V villous) and dysplasia (LGD low grade of dysplasia), lesion description for CRC cases include TNM classification and tumor differentiation grade (WD well-differentiated, MD moderately differentiated, NA not available)
  4. dLesion location refers to distal or proximal colon