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Table 3 Observed excess absolute risk of site-specific radiation induced cancer from the study of Dores et al. [22].

From: Site-specific dose-response relationships for cancer induction from the combined Japanese A-bomb and Hodgkin cohorts for doses relevant to radiotherapy

Site EAR org
agex= 37 and agea= 45
EAR org
agex= 30 and agea= 70
All solid 33.1 112.1
Female breast 10.5 28.8
Lung 9.7 62.0
Rectum 0.40 1.53
Colon 2.0 62.4
Mouth and pharynx 2.7 9.1
Esophagus 0.7 1.6
Stomach 1.5 3.5
Small Intestine 0.1 3.1
Liver 0.4 2.3
Cervix 1.6 5.4
Bladder 0.8 2.7
Skin 0.9 9.5
Brain and CNS 0.5 1.7
Thyroid 1.4 2.5
Salivary Gland 0.5 1.7
Bone 0.3 0.3
Soft tissue 1.0 0.9
  1. Patients were primarily treated for Hodgkin's disease with radiotherapy. The data for agex = 30 and age a = 70 years were converted using the temporal patterns of the atomic bomb data (Eq. 2) with the coefficients listed in Table 2.