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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/ejop.ejop_2_19
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-192

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.