Table 3

Treatment delivery, n = 18
n (%)
Number of cycles
≤ 4 2 (11 %)
5-8 8 (44 %)
9-12 7 (39 %)
≥ 13 1 (6 %)
Median 8 cycles
Dose intensity*
Total number of cycles 146
Number of cycles at full dose 121 (83 %)
Number of cycles at reduced dose 25 (17 %)
Number of cycles delayed by ≥ 1 week 13 (9 %)
5-Fluorouracil dose intensity 98 %
Irinotecan dose intensity 95 %
Oxaliplatin dose intensity 98 %

*Dose intensity is defined as the dose delivered divided by the full dose.

Hosein et al.

Hosein et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:199   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-199

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