Table 2. Comparison of CTCs with ctDNA.
Sample IDTumor
type
Clinical
stage
Cellular
DNA (mutant
fragments
per 5 ml)
Plasma
DNA (mutant
fragments
per 5 ml)
BLD 21Bladder
cancer
20226
BLD 24Bladder
cancer
204
CRC 12Colorectal
cancer
4079
CRC 14Colorectal
cancer
4031
CRC 31Colorectal
cancer
1035
CRC 32Colorectal
cancer
2037
CRC 35Colorectal
cancer
205
CRC 40Colorectal
cancer
1025
CRC 60Colorectal
cancer
468073,000
CRC BIO 23a*Colorectal
cancer
437021,000
CRC BIO 23b*Colorectal
cancer
440028,000
BR 833Breast
cancer
202,500
BR 834Breast
cancer
2041
BR 837Breast
cancer
203
BR 841Breast
cancer
20690
BR 848Breast
cancer
209,900

*Two independent blood samples from the same patient, drawn 2 months apart, were separately analyzed.