Table 1: Cancer and cancer-related conditions in case series published in Chinese journals.

Name of conditionNo. of publications (a)Frequency (a/1,217)No. of patients (b)Frequency (b/92,945)

Cancer65253.57%61,03565.67%
 Subtotal65253.57%61,03565.67%
Precancerosis161.31%8480.91%
 Subtotal161.31%8480.91%
Pain927.56%7,2757.83%
Leukopenia352.88%1,8642.01%
Effusion in thoracic or abdominal cavity383.12%1,3631.47%
Hiccup362.96%1,2311.32%
Inflammation211.73%1,0381.12%
Nausea and vomiting131.07%9020.97%
Intestinal obstruction100.82%4630.50%
Edema110.90%4000.43%
Fever90.74%2740.29%
Diarrhea80.66%2120.23%
Depression20.16%1000.11%
 Subtotal27522.60%15,12216.27%
Other adverse reactions or complications27422.51%15,94017.15%
 Subtotal27422.51%15,94017.15%

Total1,217100%92,945100%