Does neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio have a role among the other prognostic factors of nonsmall cell lung cancer?


Yildirim F., Sevimli N., Turk M., YILMAZ DEMİRCİ N., YURDAKUL A. S. , ÖZTÜRK C.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, vol.21, no.3, pp.187-192, 2019 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/ejop.ejop_2_19
  • Journal Name: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-192
  • Keywords: Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, non-small cell lung cancer, prognosis, INFLAMMATION, STATISTICS, SURVIVAL, MARKER, IMPACT, NLR
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), an index of systemic inflammation, has been associated with poor survival for many cancers. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical significance of blood NLR in nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as a prognostic factor.