Prognostic significance of the metastatic lymph node ratio for survival in colon cancer

Tuna S., Calis M. D. , Sakar B., Aykan F., Camlica H., Topuz E.

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.16, pp.478-485, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Page Numbers: pp.478-485


Purpose: The metastatic lymph node ratio (LNR) is defined as the number of metastatic lymph nodes divided by the total number of lymph nodes removed. The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of the metastatic LNR in patients with colon cancer