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Table 2 Comparison of side effects of two groups (case)

From: Phase II clinical trial of whole-brain irradiation plus three-dimensional conformal boost with concurrent topotecan for brain metastases from lung cancer

Adverse event Grade CRT group RT group χ2 p
Leukopenia I 16 13 1.599 0.206
II 8 6   
III 2 0   
Neutropenia I 15 12 1.560 0.212
II 7 5   
III 2 0   
Thrombocytopenia I 4 1 2.492 0.114
III 1 0   
Anemia I 5 3 0.140 0.709
Nausea and vomiting I 8 5 1.418 0.234
II 4 2   
Anorexia I 10 8 0.140 0.709
Radiation dermatitis I 6 5 0.106 0.744