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Table 5 The number of driver mutations (k), time required (years) and number of cancer cells (NCCs).

From: A new model of time scheme for progression of colorectal cancer

k time required NCCs k time required NCCs
8 13 6800 2 11 6.8
11 16.6 2 · 106 3 18 300
15 19.4 108 4 22 10000
19 21.3 109 5 25 105
26 23.5 5.5 · 109 7 28 8 · 105
30 24.4 8 · 109 8 30 107
33 25 9 · 109 11 36 5 · 107
  1. 1). The left three columns are for patient Mx34. 2), while the right three columns for patient Co82.