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Table 2 Comparison of acute GI and GU toxicities in the 4 W group vs. 5Wgroup

From: Image guided intensity modulated hypofractionated radiotherapy in high-risk prostate cancer patients treated four or five times per week: analysis of toxicity and preliminary results

Acute toxicity GI GU
  4 W 5 W p value* 4 W 5 W p value*
n. % n. % n. % n. %
during RT           
  G1 3/59 5.1 2/23 8.7 0.960 11/59 18,6 4/23 17.4 0.509
  ≥ G2 4/59 6.8 2/23 8,7   2/59 3.4 2/23 8.7  
1 months FU           
  G1 2/59 3.4 2/23 8.7 0.291 5/59 8.5 7/23 30,4 0.134
  ≥ G2 0 0 1/23 4,3   1/59 1.7 1/23 4.3  
3 months FU           
  G1 3/59 5,1 1/23 4,3 0,692 4/59 6,8 4/23 17,4 0,320
  ≥ G2 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0  
6 months FU           
  G1 1/59 1,7 1/23 4,3 0,632 4/59 6,8 2/23 8,7 0,965
  ≥ G2 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0  
Last FU           
  G1 1/59 1,7 0 0 0,582 1/59 1,7 1/23 4,3 0,642
  ≥ G2 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0  
  1. *Chi-square test.