Prognostic factors in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

  title={Prognostic factors in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Carolina Muriel L{\'o}pez and Emilio Esteban and Jos{\'e} Pablo Berros and Pablo Pardo and Aurora Astudillo and M. Izquierdo and Guillermo J Crespo and Miguel F Sanmamed and Paula Jim{\'e}nez Fonseca and Pablo Mart{\'i}nez-Camblor},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  volume={10 18 Pt 2},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate prognostic factors in patients with RCC. MATERIALS AND METHODS The expression of several biomarkers were measured by immunohistochemistry (IHC), together with 2 analytic factors (thrombocytosis and neutrophilia), in 135 patients with advanced RCC treated with new targeted drugs (NTDs) (n = 67) and/or cytokines (CKs) (n = 68)-with 23 of the patients who received CKs also receiving NTDs-between July 1996 and February 2010. Relationships with… CONTINUE READING