Immediate postoperative inflammation is an important prognostic factor in breast cancer.

@article{Lee2015ImmediatePI,
  title={Immediate postoperative inflammation is an important prognostic factor in breast cancer.},
  author={Se Kyung Lee and Min-Young Choi and Soo Youn Bae and Jun Ho Lee and Hyun-chul Lee and Won Ho Kil and Jeong Eon Lee and Seok Won Kim and Seok Jin Nam},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={337-44}
}
OBJECTIVE Inflammation is associated with worse outcomes in cancer. Operations induce an acute inflammatory response and could impact the clinical outcomes in breast cancer. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a well-known indicator of inflammation. We investigated the prognostic significance of perioperative inflammation with the NLR in breast cancer. METHODS We reviewed the clinical and pathological records of women diagnosed with invasive breast carcinoma at the Samsung Medical Center… CONTINUE READING
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