Breastfeeding and the risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers

Overview of attention for article published in Breast Cancer Research, March 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#23 of 886)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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Title
Breastfeeding and the risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers
Published in
Breast Cancer Research, March 2012
DOI 10.1186/bcr3138
Pubmed ID
Authors

Joanne Kotsopoulos, Jan Lubinski, Leonardo Salmena, Henry T Lynch, Charmaine Kim-Sing, William D Foulkes, Parviz Ghadirian, Susan L Neuhausen, Rochelle Demsky, Nadine Tung, Peter Ainsworth, Leigha Senter, Andrea Eisen, Charis Eng, Christian Singer, Ophira Ginsburg, Joanne Blum, Tomasz Huzarski, Aletta Poll, Ping Sun, Steven A Narod, $author.firstName $author.lastName

Abstract

Breastfeeding has been inversely related to breast cancer risk in the general population. Clarifying the role of breastfeeding among women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation may be helpful for risk assessment and for recommendations regarding prevention. We present an updated analysis of breastfeeding and risk of breast cancer using a large matched sample of BRCA mutation carriers.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 6 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 2 33%
Student > Master 2 33%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 17%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 3 50%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 33%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 43. 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 May 2016.
All research outputs
#136,322
of 6,407,306 outputs
Outputs from Breast Cancer Research
#23
of 886 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,379
of 82,505 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Breast Cancer Research
#1
of 41 outputs
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