Laryngeal cancer: low BMI associated with poor prognosis

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Takeaway

  • Low pre-treatment BMI is associated with poor survival of laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) patients.

Key results

  • Low pre-treatment BMI was significantly associated with advanced T stage and N stage (p=.029 and p<.001, respectively).
  • Low pre-treatment BMI was significantly associated with reduced overall survival (p<.001).

Study design

  • 473 LSCC patien...