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Table 2 Medical Characteristics of 34 Adult Cancer Patients with Grade 4 Neutropenia

From: Experiencing neutropenia: Quality of life interviews with adult cancer patients

Good ECOG performance statusa 79%
Cancer diagnosis  
   Breast 28%
   Lung 24%
   Lymphoma 15%
   Ovarian 9%
   Prostate 6%
   Other diagnoses 18%
Metastatic disease 37%
Type of chemotherapy  
   Docetaxel 70%
   CHOP 12%
   Carboplatin-docetaxel 15%
   Carboplatin-gemcitabine 3%
Hospitalization due to neutropenia and grade 3 fever 15%
  1. a Good performance status is defined as ECOG performance scale score of 0 to 1 on a 5-point scale, where 0 is fully active, and 4 is completely disabled [13].