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Preferences for cancer investigation: a vignette-based study of primary-care attendees

Overview of attention for article published in Lancet Oncology, February 2014
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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 (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
10 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
64 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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60 Dimensions

Readers on

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115 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Preferences for cancer investigation: a vignette-based study of primary-care attendees
Published in
Lancet Oncology, February 2014
DOI 10.1016/s1470-2045(13)70588-6
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jonathan Banks, Sandra Hollinghurst, Lin Bigwood, Tim J Peters, Fiona M Walter, Willie Hamilton

Abstract

The UK lags behind many European countries in terms of cancer survival. Initiatives to address this disparity have focused on barriers to presentation, symptom recognition, and referral for specialist investigation. Selection of patients for further investigation has come under particular scrutiny, although preferences for referral thresholds in the UK population have not been studied. We investigated preferences for diagnostic testing for colorectal, lung, and pancreatic cancers in primary-care attendees.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 2%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 111 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 24 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 14%
Unspecified 14 12%
Student > Bachelor 13 11%
Student > Master 13 11%
Other 35 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 55 48%
Unspecified 24 21%
Social Sciences 10 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 8%
Psychology 6 5%
Other 11 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 150. 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 September 2019.
All research outputs
#97,913
of 13,600,099 outputs
Outputs from Lancet Oncology
#139
of 4,896 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,642
of 257,155 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Lancet Oncology
#4
of 121 outputs
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