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Table 4 All toxicities of grade 1-4 and severe toxicities of grade 3-4 during gemcitabine maintenance

From: Randomized Phase II trial of paclitaxel and carboplatin followed by gemcitabine switch-maintenance therapy versus gemcitabine and carboplatin followed by gemcitabine continuation-maintenance therapy in previously untreated advanced non-small cell lung cancer

  ALL (n = 20) arm A (n = 12) arm B (n = 8)
  G1-4 G3-4 G1-4 G3-4 G1-4 G3-4
Leukopenia 1 - 1 - - -
Neutropenia 6 5 3 3 3 2
Thrombocytopenia 3 1 3 1 - -
reduced Hb 1 - - - 1 -
Anemia 1 - 1 - - -
Peripheral neurotoxicities 1 - 1 - - -
Skin rash 1 - 1 - - -
Fever 1 - 1 - - -
Pain 1 - - - 1 -
Cutaneous injection reaction 1 - - - 1 -
Liver abnormality 2 - 2 - - -
Complicated pneumonia 1 - 1 - - -