Predictive and prognostic value of LPS-stimulated cytokine secretion in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

@article{Vlachostergios2013PredictiveAP,
  title={Predictive and prognostic value of LPS-stimulated cytokine secretion in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.},
  author={Panagiotis J. Vlachostergios and Ioannis Gioulbasanis and Sujoy Ghosh and Christos Tsatsanis and George Papatsibas and Alexandros Xyrafas and Eleftheria G. Hatzidaki and Charalampos Vasiliou and Konstantinos Kamposioras and Sofia I Agelaki and Andrew N. Margioris and Despoina Nasi and Vassilis Georgoulias and Christos N. Papandreou},
  journal={Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={903-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Cancer patients usually develop malnutrition which may alter their innate immune system integrity. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical relevance of chemokine response after lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulation in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). METHODS Blood samples from metastatic NSCLC patients were incubated… CONTINUE READING