Table 2.

Comparison between previous and current classifications based on 49 CRC patients

GroupPrevious study*
Current study
Old categoriesCases, no.New categoriesNo. of cases, % agreement
1MSI+/CIMP+ 12CIMP112 (100%)
2MSI/CIMP+ 16CIMP214 (88%)
CIMP12
3MSI+/CIMP 4CIMP-negative3 (75%)
CIMP11
4MSI/CIMP 17CIMP-negative15 (88%)
CIMP22
  • *Based on refs. 9 and 10.