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Table 4 Major toxicities related to this regimen (the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events: CTCAE v3.0)

From: Results of radiation therapy combined with nedaplatin (cis-diammine-glycoplatinum) and 5-Fluorouracil for postoperative locoregional recurrent esophageal cancer

Toxicity Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5
neutropenia 16.7% 33.3% 30% 0% 0%
thrombocytopenia 3.3% 0% 0% 3.3% 0%
heartburn or mucositis 50% 3.3% 3.3% 0% 0%
renal toxicity 3.3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
diarrhea 16.7% 20% 3.3% 3.3% 0%