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Integrating Social Media in Modern Oncology Practice and Research

Overview of attention for article published in ASCO Educational Book, May 2018
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#20 of 411)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

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24 tweeters

Citations

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1 Dimensions

Readers on

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Title
Integrating Social Media in Modern Oncology Practice and Research
Published in
ASCO Educational Book, May 2018
DOI 10.1200/edbk_204453
Pubmed ID
Authors

Mina S. Sedrak, Deanna J. Attai, Kevin George, Matthew S. Katz, Merry Jennifer Markham

Abstract

The widespread adoption and diffusion of social media provides oncology professionals with a unique and unprecedented opportunity to engage with the public. However, there remains a paucity of literature examining how clinicians and researchers can effectively use social media to complement modern oncology practice and research. In this review, we dissect the benefits and risks of professional social media use in oncology and offer several best practices for clinicians and researchers to achieve effective engagement. We also describe how to participate constructively in Twitter conversations at the time of medical or scientific conferences. Additionally, we demonstrate how to communicate appropriately and safely with patients and families online. Finally, we explore the exciting and nascent field of social media research and highlight the need to investigate its potential value in personalized cancer medicine.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 2 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 1 50%
Student > Postgraduate 1 50%
Researcher 1 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 100%
Unspecified 1 50%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. 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 November 2018.
All research outputs
#930,889
of 12,259,511 outputs
Outputs from ASCO Educational Book
#20
of 411 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#37,008
of 259,825 outputs
Outputs of similar age from ASCO Educational Book
#5
of 61 outputs
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