Brief Report: PD-L1 expression of tumor cells, macrophages, and immune cells in non-small cell lung cancer patients with malignant pleural effusion.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Weather we could use IHC stain of PD-L1 on cells of pleural effusion to predict immunotherapy treatment response have not been reported. METHODS We retrospectively enrolled patients who had undergone malignant pleural effusion drainage and had effusion cell block specimens from 2014-2016. IHC staining for PD-L1 was performed with tumor cells… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.10.034

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@article{Tseng2017BriefRP, title={Brief Report: PD-L1 expression of tumor cells, macrophages, and immune cells in non-small cell lung cancer patients with malignant pleural effusion.}, author={Yen-Han Tseng and Hsiang-Ling Ho and Chiung-Ru Lai and Yung-Hung Luo and Yen-Chiang Tseng and J. Whang-Peng and Yi-Hsuan Lin and Teh-Ying Chou and Yuh-Min Chen}, journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer}, year={2017} }