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, no.3, pp.478-485, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.478-485
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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