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Table 1 Confusion matrix of prediction results on the real plasma samples

From: CancerLocator: non-invasive cancer diagnosis and tissue-of-origin prediction using methylation profiles of cell-free DNA

Method True class Predicted class
Breast Colon Kidney Liver Lung Non-cancer
CancerLocator Breast 20 0 0 0 0 30
Liver 0 0 20 233 33 4
Lung 14 0 0 10 68 28
Non-cancer 0 0 10 17 1 142
Random forest Breast 0 0 1 0 1 48
Liver 3 3 10 53 7 214
Lung 4 0 1 0 1 114
Non-cancer 0 0 0 1 0 169
SVM Breast 0 0 0 0 15 35
Liver 0 0 13 66 34 177
Lung 0 0 1 0 26 93
Non-cancer 0 0 1 0 12 157
  1. Numbers in bold are correct predictions