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Table 3 Comparison of toxicities between RT and CCRT groups

From: Intensity modulated radiotherapy for locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer: a mono-institutional retrospective analysis

Type of toxicity RT (n = 36), n CCRT (n = 27), n p value *
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4
Hematological          
Leukopenia 7 9 2 0 8 10 2 0 0.094
Neutropenia 2 3 1 0 9 2 0 1 0.034
Anemia 9 6 1 1 9 7 0 0 0.482
Thrombocytopenia 7 3 2 0 8 6 3 0 0.019
Non-hematological          
Hyperbilirubinemia 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0.406
Elevated ALT 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0.051
Elevated AST 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0.406
Nausea/Vomiting 13 1 0 0 8 1 0 0 0.686
Diarrhea/Constipation 5 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0.793
  1. *Mann–Whitney U test, two-tailed.
  2. RT radiotherapy, CCRT concurrent chemoradiotherapy, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase.