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Table 3 Treatment-related toxicity

From: A phase I/II radiation dose escalation trial using simultaneous integrated boost technique with elective nodal irradiation and concurrent chemotherapy for unresectable esophageal Cancer

Toxicity Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5
n % n % n % n % n %
Acute
 Leukopenia 18 (34) 17 (32) 11 (21) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Anemia 11 (21) 0 (0) 1 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Thrombocytopenia 6 (11) 6 (11) 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 (0)
 Skin Reaction 33 (62) 12 (23) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Esophagitis 26 (49) 19 (36) 7 (13) 1 (2) 0 (0)
 Weight Loss 15 (28) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Upper G.I. 15 (28) 2 (4) 5 (9) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Pneumonitis 1 (2) 0 (0) 3 (6) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Tracheitis 17 (32) 2 (4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Late
 Esophageal perforation 0 (0) 3 (6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Esophageal hemorrhage 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2)