Systemic inflammation and survival of patients with prostate cancer: evidence from the Glasgow Inflammation Outcome Study

@article{Shafique2012SystemicIA,
  title={Systemic inflammation and survival of patients with prostate cancer: evidence from the Glasgow Inflammation Outcome Study},
  author={Khurram Shafique and Michael J. Proctor and Donald Calum McMillan and Kamran Qureshi and H Leung and David Stewart Morrison},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={195-201}
}
Background:There is some evidence that systemic inflammation may be associated with survival in patients with prostate cancer; however, it is unclear whether this is independent of grade. We therefore investigated the role of inflammation-based prognostic scores, the modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS) and neutrophil lymphocyte ratio (NLR), and their associations with Gleason grade in patients with prostate cancer.Methods:Patients from a cohort, the Glasgow Inflammation Outcome Study, who… CONTINUE READING
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