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Perfluorinated compounds are related to breast cancer risk in greenlandic inuit: A case control study

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Health, October 2011
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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 (95th percentile)

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policy
2 policy sources
twitter
9 tweeters
facebook
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Title
Perfluorinated compounds are related to breast cancer risk in greenlandic inuit: A case control study
Published in
Environmental Health, October 2011
DOI 10.1186/1476-069x-10-88
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Authors

Eva C Bonefeld-Jorgensen, Manhai Long, Rossana Bossi, Pierre Ayotte, Gert Asmund, Tanja Krüger, Mandana Ghisari, Gert Mulvad, Peder Kern, Peter Nzulumiki, Eric Dewailly

Abstract

Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer for women in the western world. From very few cases an extraordinary increase in BC was observed in the Inuit population of Greenland and Canada although still lower than in western populations. Previous data suggest that exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) might contribute to the risk of BC. Rat studies showed that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) cause significantly increase in mammary fibroadenomas. This study aimed at evaluating the association between serum levels of POPs/PFCs in Greenlandic Inuit BC cases and their controls, and whether the combined POP related effect on nuclear hormone receptors affect BC risk.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 96 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 21%
Student > Master 19 19%
Researcher 14 14%
Student > Bachelor 12 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 7%
Other 19 19%
Unknown 9 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 28 28%
Medicine and Dentistry 21 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 8%
Chemistry 8 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 6%
Other 18 18%
Unknown 12 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 26. 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 03 March 2020.
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#727,329
of 14,558,842 outputs
Outputs from Environmental Health
#172
of 1,169 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,342
of 100,305 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Environmental Health
#1
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