Table 3

The reasons for discontinued primary chemotherapy
     Reason No. of patients % patients
Presence of any types of primary disease progression (n = 26)
  Enlargement of tumor 14 47
  Elevation of tumor marker 7 23
  Carcinomatous pain 5 17
  Obstructive jaundice 5 17
  Duodenal hemorrhage 2 7
Absence of disease progression (n = 4)
  Interstitial pneumonia 4 13

Mayahara et al.

Mayahara et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:609   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-609

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