The derived neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio is an independent prognostic factor in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

@inproceedings{Troppan2014TheDN,
  title={The derived neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio is an independent prognostic factor in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma},
  author={Katharina T Troppan and Andreas Deutsch and Armin Gerger and Tatjana Stojakovi{\'c} and Christine Beham-Schmid and K Wenzl and Peter Neumeister and Martin Felix Pichler},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Background:With growing evidence on the role of inflammation in cancer biology, the systemic inflammatory response has been postulated as having prognostic significance in a wide range of different cancer types. Recently, the derived neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (dNLR) has been proposed as an easily determinable prognostic factor in cancer patients. Nevertheless, its prognostic significance in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) patients has never been explored.Methods:Data from 290… CONTINUE READING

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