Table 5

Grade 3 and 4 adverse events associated with the induction chemotherapy
Toxicity Level 0 (%) Level −1 (%) All patients (%)
N = 12 N = 6 N =18
Hematologic
Neutropenia 9 (75) 1 (17) 10 (56)
Leukopenia - - 1 (17) 1 (6)
Anemia 1 (8) - - 1 (6)
Non-hematologic
Diarrhea 1 (8) - - 1 (6)
Dysphagia 1 (8) - - 1 (6)
Mucositis 4 (33) 1 (17) 5 (28)
Hyperkalemia - - 1 (17) 1 (6)
Hyponatremia 1 (8) 1 (17) 2 (11)
Renal failure 1 (8) - - 1 (6)

Oertel et al.

Oertel et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:483   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-483

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