Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Fig 6

Research Article

Effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine on Chemotherapy-Induced Myelosuppression and Febrile Neutropenia in Breast Cancer Patients

Figure 6

The rates of severe chemotherapy-induced leukopenia (Grades III-IV) for the entire propensity-matched patients in different stages. In stages 1 and 2, patients in group 2 had a significantly higher rate of severe leukopenia compared to patients in group 1 (18% versus 13%, ; 43% versus 18%, , resp.). However, in stage 3, patients in group 1 had a higher rate of severe leukopenia compared to patients in group 2 (12% versus 10%, ). Tumor stage: 1 indicates stage I; 2 indicates stage II; 3 indicates stages III and IV.

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