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Table 1 Sample profile

From: In vivo dosimetry of thyroid doses from different irradiated sites in children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Variable n = 16
Age, years (range) 5.7 (1.3–17.7)
Sex, n (%)  
   Male 11 (68.8)
   Female 5 (31.3)
Cancer type, n (%)  
   Adrenal neuroblastoma 3 (18.8)
   Acute lymphoblastic leukemia 2 (12.5)
   Retinoblastoma 2 (12.5)
   Wilms’ tumor 2 (12.5)
   Acute myeloid leukemia 1 (6.3)
   Hodgkin’s lymphoma 1 (6.3)
   Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 1 (6.3)
   Medulloblastoma 1 (6.3)
   Mediastinal neuroblastoma 1 (6.3)
   Rhabdomyosarcoma 1 (6.3)
   CNS tumor 1 (6.3)
Irradiated region, n (%)  
   Abdomen 3 (18.8)
   Mediastinum 3 (18.8)
   Head 2 (12.5)
   Head and spine 2 (12.5)
   Orbit 2 (12.5)
   Lower extremity 1 (6.3)
   Pelvis 1 (6.3)
   Lung 1 (6.3)
   Testicle 1 (6.3)
Thyroid–hot spot distance, cm 14 (4–27)
Total prescribed dose, cGy 3600 (1350–14400)
Scattered dose to the thyroid (TPS), cGy  
   Min 92 (9–3780)
   Mean 186 (12–4111)
   Max 542 (17–4370)
Scattered dose to the thyroid (TLD), cGy 283 (1–6754)
Data are expressed as n (%) or median (range).