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Prophylactic mastectomy for the prevention of breast cancer

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
15 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
13 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

dimensions_citation
234 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
216 Mendeley
Title
Prophylactic mastectomy for the prevention of breast cancer
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd002748.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Liz Lostumbo, Nora E Carbine, Judi Wallace

Abstract

Recent progress in understanding the genetic basis of breast cancer has increased interest in prophylactic mastectomy (PM) as a method of preventing breast cancer.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 216 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 3 1%
Canada 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 209 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 37 17%
Student > Master 36 17%
Researcher 24 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 19 9%
Other 49 23%
Unknown 30 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 113 52%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 6%
Psychology 13 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 4%
Other 22 10%
Unknown 36 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 155. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 January 2019.
All research outputs
#171,831
of 19,560,036 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#305
of 11,960 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,255
of 169,074 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 113 outputs
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