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Table 3 Worst degree of hematological toxicity by radiotherapy (% of patients)

From: Compliance and toxicity of adjuvant CMF in elderly breast cancer patients: a single-center experience

Type of toxicity No (n = 114) Yes (n = 66) P*
  0 1 2 3 4 0 1 2 3 4  
Anemia 87 6 4 3 0 77 12 9 0 1.5 0.12
Leukopenia 58 15 22 3 3 36 11 23 20 11 0.0001
Neutropenia 82 8 6 2 2 50 12 11 17 11 <0.0001
Febrile Neutropenia 100 0 0 0 0 95 0 0 5 0 0.05
Infection 96 0 2 2 0 95 0 2 3 0 0.89
Fever 100 0 0 0 0 94 6 0 0 0 0.02
Thrombocytopenia 90 6 2 1 1 91 4.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.96
Bleeding 99 0 0 1 0 98 2 0 0 0 1.00
  1. * Wilcoxon-Mann Whitney test