Risk factors of treatment-related death in chemotherapy and thoracic radiotherapy for lung cancer.

@article{Ohe2001RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of treatment-related death in chemotherapy and thoracic radiotherapy for lung cancer.},
  author={Yuichiro Ohe and Seiichiro Yamamoto and Kazunori Suzuki and Fumihiko Hojo and Ryutaro Kakinuma and Toshifumi Matsumoto and Hironobu Ohmatsu and Yutaka Nishiwaki},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={54-63}
}
We retrospectively analysed the incidence and risk factors of treatment-related death in the treatment of chemotherapy- and thoracic radiotherapy-naïve patients with lung cancer. Between July 1992 and December 1997, 1799 patients were diagnosed as having lung cancer in our hospital and 926 patients received chemotherapy and/or thoracic radiotherapy. 25 patients (2.7%) died from toxicity of the treatment, 10 from pneumonia, 7 from radiation pneumonitis, 6 from sepsis, 1 from perforation of the… CONTINUE READING