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Table 4 Summary of toxicity by age, radiotherapy and combined subgroups expressed as row percentages)

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

  Haematologic Other Any
Subgroup G0-2 G3-4 p* G0-2 G3-4 p* G0-2 G3-4 p*
Age    0.17    0.49    1.00
>60 and <65 years (n = 100) 86% 14%   72% 28%   62% 38%  
≥ 65 years (n = 80) 78% 22%   78% 22%   61% 39%  
Radiotherapy    <0.0001    0.21    0.27
No (n = 114) 92% 8%   71% 29%   65% 35%  
Yes (n = 66) 65% 35%   80% 20%   56% 44%  
Age and radiotherapy    <0.0001    0.42    0.08
>60 and < 65, no RT (n = 64) 92% 8%   67% 33%   59% 41%  
≥ 65, no RT (n = 50) 92% 8%   76% 24%   72% 28%  
>60 and < 65, RT (n = 36) 75% 25%   81% 19%   67% 33%  
≥ 65, RT (n = 30) 53% 47%   80% 20%   43% 57%  
  1. G = grade; RT = radiotherapy.