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Table 2 Failure patterns in the HypoTRT and ConvTRT groups

From: Hypo- or conventionally fractionated radiotherapy combined with chemotherapy in patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer

  HypoTRT group
(n = 69)
ConvTRT group
(n = 101)
P
Failure rates 52(75.4%) 68(67.3%) 0.259
Initial failure pattern    
Locoregional failure 12(17.4%) 20(19.8%) 0.693
 In field 6 9  
 Out of field 3 4  
 Both 3 7  
Distant 29(42.0%) 35(34.7%) 0.330
 Liver only 4 3  
 Bone only 5 5  
 Brain only 7 13  
 Adrenal gland only 2 1  
 Multiple sites 9 8  
 Other sites 2 5  
Both locoregional and distant failure 11(15.9%) 13(12.9%) 0.572