Table 1.

Fatty acids with positive (R > 0.50) or negative (R < −0.50) correlations between their levels in tumor, adjacent liver, or plasma and tumor size or tumor burden

TumorAdjacent liverPlasma
Increased
 18:1n70.950.640.72
 22:1n90.970.92
 18:1n90.770.89
 22:4n60.740.870.73
 22:5n60.680.840.82
Decreased
 17:00−0.90−0.50
 18:2n6−0.92−0.58−0.61
 22:6n3−0.56−0.63

NOTE: −, correlation values between −0.50 and 0.50 and therefore no correlation.