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Table 3 Day of onset of first severe neutropenia in patients on the first course of MVAC chemotherapy

From: Co-administration of dexamethasone increases severity and accelerates onset day of neutropenia in bladder cancer patients on methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin and cisplatin chemotherapy: a retrospective cohort study

Neutropenia Dex (−) (n = 3) Dex 1 day (n = 11) Dex multiday (n = 6)
Day of onset of severe neutropenia 17.7 ± 2.1 15.1 ± 2.1 13.2 ± 1.0
P value   0.113 0.008
  1. Data are mean ± SD. P values are for day of onset of severe neutropenia with Dex (1 day or multiday) versus Dex (−), as determined by ANOVA with post hoc Tukey’s test