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Table 2 Acute major toxicity profiles (N = 50)

From: Concurrent chemoradiotherapy with carboplatin followed by carboplatin and 5- fluorouracil in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Toxicity Grading (No. (%))
  Grade 1-2 Grade 3-4
  (Mild) (Moderate to severe)
Hematologic toxicity   
Anemia 44 (88) 6 (12)
Thrombocytopenia 30 (60) 3 (6)
Leukopenia 31 (62) 15 (30)
Neutropenia 30 (60) 10 (20)
Non-hematologic toxicity   
Nausea 35 (70) 4 (8)
Vomiting 31 (62) 4 (8)
Mucositis 29 (58) 21 (42)
Fatigue 41 (82) 8 (16)
Weight loss 29 (58) 21 (42)
Skin 46 (92) 4 (8)
Hypokalaemia 29 (58) 0 (0)
Hyponatremia 15 (30) 0 (0)
Renal toxicity 2 (4) 0 (0)