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Table 3 Radiation induced cancer incidence risks (mean ± standard deviation) due to whole lung low dose radiotherapy (with a prescribed dose equal to 1 Gy) in different techniques for a 30 years old man and woman

From: Estimating cancer risks due to whole lungs low dose radiotherapy with different techniques for treating COVID-19 pneumonia

Cancer site 3D-CRT AP–PA 3D-CRT 8 fields IMRT VMAT
Male
Stomach 0.162 ± 0.011 0.151 ± 0.014 0.120 ± 0.014 0.126 ± 0.014
Liver 0.125 ± 0.013 0.108 ± 0.011 0.121 ± 0.013 0.125 ± 0.015
Lung 1.185 ± 0.158 1.292 ± 0.189 1.144 ± 0.116 1.155 ± 0.137
Other 0.416 ± 0.040 0.356 ± 0.038 0.277 ± 0.032 0.307 ± 0.038
Thyroid 0.010 ± 0.001 0.013 ± 0.002 0.016 ± 0.003 0.031 ± 0.003
All solids 1.942 ± 0.220 1.920 ± 0.210 1.679 ± 0.196 1.745 ± 0.202
Female
Stomach 0.173 ± 0.014 0.194 ± 0.018 0.155 ± 0.018 0.162 ± 0.018
Liver 0.057 ± 0.006 0.049 ± 0.005 0.055 ± 0.006 0.057 ± 0.007
Lung 2.831 ± 0.363 2.977 ± 0.436 2.638 ± 0.266 2.662 ± 0.315
Breast 3.087 ± 0.430 2.226 ± 0.127 2.226 ± 0.101 1.948 ± 0.126
Other 0.435 ± 0.041 0.373 ± 0.039 0.290 ± 0.033 0.321 ± 0.035
Thyroid 0.044 ± 0.004 0.057 ± 0.008 0.074 ± 0.012 0.143 ± 0.012
All solids 6.664 ± 0.548 5.269 ± 0.490 4.603 ± 0.462 4.838 ± 0.492
  1. Risk values are presented as incidence probability per 100 individuals