Table 2.

Summary of gene expression results from peripheral whole blood comparing lung adenocarcinoma cases and controls, Italy, 2002–2005

ControlsStage I casesAll stage cases
All subjectsn = 80n = 26n = 73
FDRaReference0.100.03
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Gene probes significant by P valueb82139435353
Gene probes significant by P value and FCc422021
Current smokern = 27n = 12n = 24
FDRaReference0.150.11
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Gene probes significant by P value1004411778
Gene probes significant by P value and FC2323545
Former smokern = 32n = 5n = 27
FDRaReference0.971.00
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Gene probes significant by P value95314
Gene probes significant by P value and FC0203
Never smokern = 21n = 9n = 22
FDRaReference1.000.32
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Gene probes significant by P value1112143
Gene probes significant by P value and FC02320
  • aMaximum FDR shown in bold if ≤0.1.

  • bP ≤0.001.

  • cFC ≤0.66 or ≥1.5.