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Table 3 The reasons for discontinued primary chemotherapy

From: Salvage chemoradiotherapy after primary chemotherapy for locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a single-institution retrospective analysis

     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