Prognostic effect of red cell distribution width-to-platelet ratio in colorectal cancer according to tumor stage and localization

Bilgin B., Sendur M. A. N., Hizal M., Dede D. S., Akinci M. B., Kandil S. U., ...More

JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTICS, vol.15, no.1, pp.54-60, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/jcrt.jcrt_624_17
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.54-60
  • Keywords: Colorectal cancer, platelet, red cell distribution width, red cell distribution width-to-platelet ratio, tumor localization, MICROSATELLITE-INSTABILITY, INFLAMMATION, PREDICTOR, ELEVATION, SURVIVAL, BENEFIT, COUNT
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide and survival is still approximately 24 months. Recently, importance of the molecular features, tumor localization, and also inflammatory status is increased, and most of these entities can be used as a predictive marker for colon tumor. However, since most of these tests are expensive and unachievable, there is a need for new prognostic and predictive markers that can be used easily and are inexpensive.