HNC: pre-CRT lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio predicts survival

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Takeaway

  • The pretreatment lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR) is an independent prognostic factor for patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) undergoing chemoradiotherapy (CRT).

Key results

  • A high LMR was associated with laryngeal cancer (P=.049), T1-T2 stage disease (P=.038), and cli...