Data Request Number:
Is the scientific purpose of the research proposal clearly described?:
Will request create or materially enhance generalizable scientific and/or medical knowledge to inform science and public health?:
Can the proposed research be reasonably addressed using the requested data?:
Yes, or it’s highly likely
Please use this space to provide any comments, feedback or concerns (optional):
The investigators should clarify that they are assessing a prognostic biomarker (i.e. is NLR independently associated with clinical outcome), rather than a predictive biomarker (does NLR level help to stratify patients according to effectiveness of reatment (i.e. is abiraterone more effective in patients with certain NLR levels than in others).
Recommendation for this data request: