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Table 6 Drugs used and timing of chemotherapy (n = 260)

From: Patterns of radiotherapy practice for biliary tract cancer in Japan: results of the Japanese radiation oncology study group (JROSG) survey

Variable Actual patients (%) Chemotherapy timing (%)
Before RT During RT After RT
Actual patients (n) 260 38 167 163
Drugs     
GEM 122 (46.9) 24 (63.2) 72 (43.1) 78 (47.9)
5-FU 97 (37.3) 9 (23.7) 74 (44.3) 43 (26.4)
Cisplatin 40 (15.4) 9 (23.7) 22 (13.2) 15 (9.2)
TS-1 45 (17.3) 6 (15.8) 5 (3.0) 42 (25.8)
UFT 34 (13.1) 3 (7.9) 12 (7.2) 24 (14.8)
Other 9(3.4) 3 (7.9) 4 (2.4) 2 (1.2)
  1. Abbreviations: RT Radiotherapy; GEM Gemcitabine; 5-FU 5-Fluorouracil; TS-1 Tegafur-gimeracil-oteracil potassium; UFT Tegafur-uracil.