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Table 1 A summary of the causes of death while under therapy

From: Results of concurrent radio-chemotherapy for the treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in everyday clinical practice with special reference to early mortality

  Cause of death:
Case 1 heart failure
Case 2 heart failure
Case 3 aspiration pneumonia
Case 4 liver failure
Case 5 Unknown (no autopsy)
Case 6 heart failure
Case 7 myocardial infarction
Case 8 protracted shock
Case 9 ischemia of the small bowel