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Table 5 Adjuvant chemotherapy compliance after lobectomy stratified by pathological types

From: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is more favorable than thoracotomy for administration of adjuvant chemotherapy after lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer

  Adeno
n = 68
Squamous cell and other
n = 42
p value
Cycles completed, (Mean ± SD) 3.3 ± 0.91 3.2 ± 1.1 0.830
Pts. Receive full dose on schedule, no. (%) 31 (45.6) 19 (54.4) 0.971
Pts. Receive ≥75% planed dose, no. (%) 55 (80.9) 33(78.6) 0.768
Toxicity, no. (%)    
   Grade 1/2 toxicity 34 (50.0) 25 (59.5) 0.330
   Grade 3/4 toxicity 19 (27.9) 12 (28.6) 0.943