Table 5

Clinical presentation of patients suffering from severe 5FU toxicityb

ToxicityDPD < 70% (n = 22)DPD > 70% (n = 15)
0IIIIIIIV0IIIIIIIV
Hematological52211242333
Gastrointestinal0149810257
Flu-like symptoms15212261422
Others8345252233
  • a The figures represent the number of patients suffering from a particular type of toxicity (graded according to the Common Toxicity Criteria).