Can treatment with Cocculine improve the control of chemotherapy-induced emesis in early breast cancer patients? A randomized, multi-centered, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Cancer, December 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Can treatment with Cocculine improve the control of chemotherapy-induced emesis in early breast cancer patients? A randomized, multi-centered, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III trial
Published in
BMC Cancer, December 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2407-12-603
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Authors

Pérol D, Provençal J, Hardy-Bessard AC, Coeffic D, Jacquin JP, Agostini C, Bachelot T, Guastalla JP, Pivot X, Martin JP, Bajard A, Ray-Coquard I

Abstract

Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) remains a major problem that seriously impairs the quality of life (QoL) in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy regimens. Complementary medicines, including homeopathy, are used by many patients with cancer, usually alongside with conventional treatment. A randomized, placebo-controlled Phase III study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a complex homeopathic medicine, Cocculine, in the control of CINV in non-metastatic breast cancer patients treated by standard chemotherapy regimens.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
Unknown 32 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 10 29%
Student > Bachelor 7 21%
Student > Master 4 12%
Other 4 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 12%
Other 5 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 23 68%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 6%
Psychology 1 3%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 24. 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 29 October 2014.
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#263,745
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