The impact of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, platelet-to-lymphocyte and haemoglobin-to-platelet ratio on localised renal cell carcinoma oncologic outcomes.

The impact of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, platelet-to-lymphocyte and haemoglobin-to-platelet ratio on localised renal cell carcinoma oncologic outcomes. Prog Urol. 2019 Jun 10;: Authors: Albisinni S, Pretot D, Al Hajj Obeid W, Aoun F, Quackels T, Peltier A, Roumeguère T Abstract INTRODUCTION: The neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and the platelet to lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are established markers of systemic inflammation. Moreover, anemia is a known adverse prognostic factor and reduced haemoglobin to platelet ratio (HPR) seems associate to poor outcomes in urothelial cancer. Aim of the current study was to explore the prognostic value of NLR, HPR and PLR in patients harboring localized RCC. Materials and Methods 184 patients undergoing partial and radical nephrectomy for renal mass in a single hospital were retrospectively analyzed. Uni- and multivariate logistic regressions were performed to assess associations between various risk factors, including NLR, PLR and HPR and locally advanced disease (≤pT2 vs.≥pT3) and tumor grade. Kaplan Meier curves and Cox regressions were constructed to assess the association of NLR, PLR and HPR to recurrence free survival (RFS), cancer specific survival (CSS) and overall survival (OS). To determine thresholds for variables, we considered the 75th percentile of our distribution of values, which was computed at 3.45 for NLR, 189 for PLR and 0.48 for HPR. A two-sided P3.45) were more likely to present with≥...
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Higher pretreatment RDW levels were demonstrated to be associated with poor clinical outcome in male LSCC patients and might be novel markers for patient stratification in LSCC management. Introduction Laryngeal cancer is one of the most common cancers of the head and neck, of which the estimated crude incidence and mortality rates in China were 1.86/100,000 and 1.01/100,000, respectively (1). This disease has a male predominance with a male-to-female ratio of 20 to 30:1 in China (2). The most commonly observed histological type of laryngeal cancer is laryngeal squamous cell cancer (LSCC), accounting for ...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Increasing SUA was associated with poorer outcomes. Decreased SUA levels were associated with statin intake and lower stage disease as well as lack of progression to CKD and anemia. Further investigation is requisite.
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Objectives: To evaluate the prognosis of non-metastatic T3a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with partial nephrectomy (PN). Patients and Methods: We retrospectively evaluated 125 patients with non-metastatic T3a RCC. Patients undergoing PN and radical nephrectomy (RN) were strictly matched by clinic-pathologic characteristics. Log-rank test and Cox regression model were used for univariate and multivariate analysis. Results: 18 pair patients were matched and the median follow-up was 35.5 (10-86) months. PN patients had a higher postoperative eGFR than RN patients (P=0.034). Cancer-specific survival (CSS) and recurrence-...
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesTo analyze the association of paraneoplastic syndromes (PNS) with progression-free (PFS) and cancer-specific survival (CSS) among patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) undergoing nephrectomy.MethodsWe performed a retrospective analysis of 2865 patients undergoing nephrectomy for localized RCC at Mayo Clinic from 1990 to 2010. PNS analyzed were anemia, polycythemia, hypercalcemia, recent-onset hypertension, and liver dysfunction. PFS and CSS were estimated using Kaplan –Meier method and compared with Cox proportional hazard models, unadjusted and adjusted for clinicopathologic features.ResultsA to...
Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusions LTA offers short-term protective effect from AKI. The short-term rates of any dialysis treatment are similar after either LTA or PN. At long-term assessment, LTA and PN renal function detriment rates are not different. Concern for long-term functional outcomes should not be a barrier for PN.
Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Regarding CSS, an elevated preoperative platelet count represented an independent prognostic factor of poor survival. Our findings strengthen the potential prognostic significance of preoperative thrombocytosis in patients with non-metastatic RCC. PMID: 26026111 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Cell Research - Category: Cytology Authors: Tags: Anticancer Res Source Type: research
Conclusions: Increased expression of FGFR1 and FRS2α was associated with decreased PFS among patients with metastatic RCC treated with sorafenib. The results suggest that FGF pathway activation may impact intrinsic resistance to VEGF receptor inhibition.
Source: BMC Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions VHL/PBRM1 mutations confirmed 3rd subtype identified and under review but appears to be mis-classified tumors.  Shows value of molecular methods rather than new mechanistic insights. Integration with survival outcome—suggests molecular detailing can be prognostic Full integrative analysis in process Preliminary data can be found at http://tcga-data.nci.hih.gov/tcga/ FoxO Transcription Factors in mTORC1- Activated Renal Tumorigenesis:  Implications for the RCC Treatment Boyi Gan, MD Anderson Cancer Center FoxO Family Transcription Factors:  mammals possess FoxO...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
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