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Table 2 Acute toxicity evaluation per patient.

From: Chemoradiotherapy with or without consolidation chemotherapy using cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil in anal squamous cell carcinoma: long-term results in 31 patients

  Chemoradiation period (n = 31) Consolidation chemotherapy period (n = 21)
Acute Toxicity Grade (No. of patients) Incidence of ≥ Grade 3 Grade (No. of patients) Incidence of ≥ Grade 3
  1 2 3 4 (%) 1 2 3 4 (%)
Hematological           
   Neutopenia 2 3 3 0 9.7 0 3 2 5 33.3
   Anemia 5 6 1 0 3.2 2 4 0 0 0
   Thrombocytopenia 0 0 2 0 6.5 0 0 0 2 9.5
   Febrile neutropenia 0 0 2 0 6.5 0 0 2 0 9.5
Non-hematological           
   Stomatitis 1 4 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0
   Diarrhea 3 9 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0
   Constipation 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Nausea/vomiting 3 16 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0
   Asthenia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.8
   Abdominal pain 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Infection 0 2 1 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 0
   Dermatitis 3 6 17 0 54.8 0 0 0 0 0