Tumour-associated CD66b+ neutrophil count is an independent prognostic factor for recurrence in localised cervical cancer

Background:The prognostic impact of tumour-promoting immune cells in cervical cancer is unclear.Methods:Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IB and IIA cervical cancer patients (N=101) were assessed for tumour-associated CD66b+ neutrophils and CD163+ macrophages by immunohistochemistry in whole tissue sections using stereology. Results were… CONTINUE READING