Clinical utility of the modified Glasgow prognostic score in patients with advanced head and neck cancer.

@article{Nakayama2015ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of the modified Glasgow prognostic score in patients with advanced head and neck cancer.},
  author={Masahiro Nakayama and Keiji Tabuchi and Akira Hara},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2015},
  volume={37 12},
  pages={1745-9}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic potential of the modified Glasgow prognostic score (mGPS), known to reflect the degree of tumor-associated inflammation and cancer cachexia, in patients with advanced head and neck cancer. METHODS Patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated at the University of Tsukuba Hospital between January 2002 and December 2011 were retrospectively evaluated. They were categorized by their mGPS. RESULTS A total of 210 patients… CONTINUE READING