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Black tea, green tea and risk of breast cancer: an update

Overview of attention for article published in SpringerPlus, May 2013
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Title
Black tea, green tea and risk of breast cancer: an update
Published in
SpringerPlus, May 2013
DOI 10.1186/2193-1801-2-240
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Yili Wu, Dongfeng Zhang, Shan Kang

Abstract

Previous meta-analysis indicated conflicting results in case-control versus cohort studies on the association of green tea with breast cancer risk, and conflicting results were also found in case-control versus cohort studies in another meta-analysis on the association of black tea with breast cancer risk. Many studies were published after the previous meta-analysis. Besides, the dose-response relationship of tea consumption with breast cancer risk is unclear. Thus the association of tea consumption with breast cancer risk was assessed incorporating new publications. Summary relative risk (RR) for highest versus lowest level of tea consumption was calculated based on fixed or random effect models. Dose-response relationship was assessed by restricted cubic spline model and multivariate random-effect meta-regression. The combined results from 9 studies suggested no significant association between green tea consumption and breast cancer risk (RR = 0.82, 95% CI = 0.64-1.04). No significant association was found among cohort studies and case-control studies after sensitivity analysis, respectively. A linear but not significant dose-response association was found between green tea consumption and breast cancer risk. The combined results from 25 studies demonstrated no significant association between black tea consumption and breast cancer risk (RR = 0.98, 95% CI = 0.93-1.03), and no significant association was found in subgroup analysis. A linear but not significant dose-response association was found between black tea consumption and breast cancer risk. Based on the current evidence, black tea and green tea might not contribute significantly to breast cancer risk, respectively.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Kenya 1 6%
Unknown 16 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 3 18%
Researcher 2 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 12%
Student > Master 2 12%
Lecturer 1 6%
Other 4 24%
Unknown 3 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 41%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 12%
Unspecified 1 6%
Environmental Science 1 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 6%
Other 1 6%
Unknown 4 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. 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 31 October 2014.
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#2,450,024
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#148
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#21,991
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#7
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