NLR as predictor: a concern in laboratory medicine aspect

Dear Editor: I read the recent publication “Elevated preoperative neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) predicts risk of recurrence following curative resection for stage IIA colon cancer (Int J Colorectal Dis. 2010 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print])” by Ding et al. with great interest. Ding et al. concluded that the NLR was a predictor. I have some additional… CONTINUE READING