Table 1 Observed and excess solid cancers observed up to 1998 in the exposed group, according to radiation dose
Weighted colon dose (Gy)LSS subjectsCancersAttributable risk (%)
ObservedEstimated excess
0.005–0.127,7894406811.8
0.1–0.25,527968757.6
0.2–0.55,935114417915.7
0.5–1.03,17368820629.5
1.0–2.01,64746019644.2
>2.056418511161.0
Total44,635785184810.7
  • This is a simplified version of Table 9 in Preston et al. (2007), which tabulates all cancers observed from 1958 through 1998 among 105,427 LSS cohort members. LSS, Life Span Study.