Prognostic value of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in lung cancer: A meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Yin2015PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in lung cancer: A meta-analysis},
  author={Yongmei Yin and Jun Wang and Xuedong Wang and Lan Gu and Hao Pei and Shougang Kuai and Yingying Zhang and Zhongbo Shang},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2015}
}
Recently, a series of studies explored the correlation between the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and the prognosis of lung cancer. However, the current opinion regarding the prognostic role of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in lung cancer is inconsistent. We performed a meta-analysis of published articles to investigate the prognostic value of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in lung cancer. The hazard ratio (HR) and its 95% confidence interval (CI) were calculated. An elevated… CONTINUE READING

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