Inflammation-based score (Glasgow prognostic score) as an independent prognostic factor in colorectal cancer patients

@inproceedings{Choi2014InflammationbasedS,
  title={Inflammation-based score (Glasgow prognostic score) as an independent prognostic factor in colorectal cancer patients},
  author={Kyeong Woon Choi and Seong Woo Hong and Yeo Goo Chang and Woo Yong Lee and Byungmo Lee and In Wook Paik and Hyucksang Lee},
  booktitle={Annals of surgical treatment and research},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE This study was conducted to evaluate the systemic inflammatory response in colorectal cancer patients, and to estimate the usefulness of the Glasgow prognostic score (GPS) as a prognostic factor. METHODS Patients with biopsy-proven colorectal adenocarcinoma who were operated between April 2005 and December 2008 were enrolled in this study. The GPS was estimated based on the measurement of CRP and serum albumin level. The GPS was compared with other clinicopathological factors… CONTINUE READING