Is Hemoglobin Level in Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Still a Significant Prognostic Factor in the Era of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy Technology?

@inproceedings{Guo2015IsHL,
  title={Is Hemoglobin Level in Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Still a Significant Prognostic Factor in the Era of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy Technology?},
  author={Shan-Shan Guo and Lin-quan Tang and Qian Chen and Lu Zhang and Li-ting Liu and Pei-yu Huang and Ka-jia Cao and Ling Guo and Hao-yuan Mo and Xiang Guo and Ming-huang Hong and Mu-sheng Zeng and Chao-nan Qian and Hai-qiang Mai and Daniele Santini},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Hemoglobin (Hb) levels are regarded as an important determinant of outcome in a number of cancers treated with radiotherapy. However, for patients treated with intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), information regarding the prognostic value of hemoglobin level is scarce. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 650 patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), enrolled between May, 2005, and November, 2012, were included in this study. The prognostic significance of hemoglobin level… CONTINUE READING
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