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‘Taking Control of Cancer’: Understanding Women’s Choice for Mastectomy

Overview of attention for article published in Annals of Surgical Oncology, September 2014
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (60th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (81st percentile)

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Title
‘Taking Control of Cancer’: Understanding Women’s Choice for Mastectomy
Published in
Annals of Surgical Oncology, September 2014
DOI 10.1245/s10434-014-4033-7
Pubmed ID
Authors

Andrea M. Covelli, Nancy N. Baxter, Margaret I. Fitch, David R. McCready, Frances C. Wright

Abstract

Rates of both unilateral (UM) and contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) for unilateral early-stage breast cancer (ESBC) have been increasing since 2003. Recent studies suggest that this increase may be due to women choosing UM and CPM because of fear. We conducted an in-depth qualitative study to identify those factors influencing a woman's choice for more extensive surgery.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Switzerland 1 2%
Czechia 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Unknown 38 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 7 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 17%
Researcher 6 15%
Student > Master 5 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 12%
Other 11 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 11 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 20%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 17%
Psychology 7 17%
Social Sciences 3 7%
Other 5 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. 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 11 September 2014.
All research outputs
#6,730,767
of 12,419,165 outputs
Outputs from Annals of Surgical Oncology
#1,584
of 2,896 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#77,663
of 204,121 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Annals of Surgical Oncology
#23
of 124 outputs
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