Table 2 : Concomitant chemoradiotherapy-induced acute toxicity.


Toxicity Number of patients (%)

During concomitant chemoradiotherapy All grades Grades 3/4
Radiation dermatitis 48 (77.4%) 5 (8.1%)
Radiation pneumonitis 11 (17.7%) 2(3.2%)
Anemia 24 (38.7%) 6 (9.7%)
Neutropenia 21 (33.9%) 7 (11.3%)
Thrombocytopenia 11 (17.7%) 3 (4.8%)
Neuropathy 10 (16.1%) 3 (4.8%)
Diarrhoea 6 (9.7%) 0
Esophagitis 6 (9.7%) 0
Febrile neutropenia 0 (0%) 0 (0%)

Algizawy et al.Journal of Cancer Therapeutics and Research  2016 5:4DOI : 10.7243/2049-7962-5-4