Dr. Lalani on Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio in RCC

Aly-Khan Lalani, MD
Published: Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017



Aly-Khan Lalani, MD, genitourinary oncology fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

The ratio of neutrophil to lymphocytes was compared in a study of patients with RCC treated with immunotherapy.

Neutrophils reflect the inflammatory cascade in patients with cancer, says Lalani, and lymphocytes are an important antitumor agent.
 


Aly-Khan Lalani, MD, genitourinary oncology fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

The ratio of neutrophil to lymphocytes was compared in a study of patients with RCC treated with immunotherapy.

Neutrophils reflect the inflammatory cascade in patients with cancer, says Lalani, and lymphocytes are an important antitumor agent.
 

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