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Table 1 Parameters used for calculation of Excess Absolute Risk (EAR)

From: Left breast irradiation with tangential intensity modulated radiotherapy (t-IMRT) versus tangential volumetric modulated arc therapy (t-VMAT): trade-offs between secondary cancer induction risk and optimal target coverage

  α in \( \frac{1}{Gy} \) α/β μ R d in Gy ye ya
Lung 0.022 3 3.8 0.83 1.8 0.002 4.23
Breast 0.067 3 5 0.62 1.8 −0.037 1.70