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Table 4 Treatment-related toxicities in the two groups

From: Efficacy and safety of intensity-modulated radiotherapy alone versus intensity-modulated radiotherapy plus chemotherapy for treatment of intermediate-risk nasopharyngeal carcinoma

ToxicityIMRT arm (n = 62)IMRT/CT arm (n = 62)P
Grade 3Grade 4Grade 3Grade 4
Skin reaction (radiation-related)401000.089
Mucositis (radiation-related)501500.004
Vomiting /Nausea30220< 0.001
Leukopenia/neutropenia10800.015
Thrombocytopenia00200.496
Anemia00200.496
Dry mouth20201.000
Nephrotoxicity0000
Hepatoxicity0000
  1. IMRT Intensity-modulated radiotherapy