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High intratumor genetic heterogeneity is related to worse outcome in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Overview of attention for article published in Cancer (0008543X), May 2013
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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 (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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4 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
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10 tweeters
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1 Facebook page
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1 Google+ user

Citations

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Title
High intratumor genetic heterogeneity is related to worse outcome in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
Published in
Cancer (0008543X), May 2013
DOI 10.1002/cncr.28150
Pubmed ID
Authors

Edmund A. Mroz, Aaron D. Tward, Curtis R. Pickering, Jeffrey N. Myers, Robert L. Ferris, James W. Rocco

Abstract

Although the presence of genetic heterogeneity within the tumors of individual patients is established, it is unclear whether greater heterogeneity predicts a worse outcome. A quantitative measure of genetic heterogeneity based on next-generation sequencing (NGS) data, mutant-allele tumor heterogeneity (MATH), was previously developed and applied to a data set on head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Whether this measure correlates with clinical outcome was not previously assessed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
Denmark 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Unknown 113 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 38 31%
Researcher 28 23%
Unspecified 11 9%
Student > Master 10 8%
Student > Bachelor 9 7%
Other 25 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 40 33%
Medicine and Dentistry 37 31%
Unspecified 15 12%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 12%
Computer Science 4 3%
Other 11 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 45. 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 04 October 2013.
All research outputs
#387,957
of 13,555,878 outputs
Outputs from Cancer (0008543X)
#444
of 9,856 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,442
of 151,691 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cancer (0008543X)
#8
of 126 outputs
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