Fasting blood glucose level and prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.

@article{Luo2012FastingBG,
  title={Fasting blood glucose level and prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.},
  author={Juhua Luo and Y K Chen and Li-Jung Chang},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={242-7}
}
UNLABELLED Diabetes has been consistently linked to many forms of cancers, such as liver, colorectal, pancreatic, and breast cancer, however, the role of diabetes in outcome among cancer patients remains unclear. In this study, we retrospectively reviewed electronic medical records of 342 inpatients newly diagnosed with NSCLC referred by a teaching hospital cancer center in southern Taiwan between 2005 and 2007 to examine the effects of fasting glucose levels at time of cancer diagnosis on… CONTINUE READING