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A phase I/II trial of a polysaccharide extract from Grifola frondosa (Maitake mushroom) in breast cancer patients: immunological effects

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Cancer Research & Clinical Oncology, March 2009
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#13 of 2,459)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (88th percentile)

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Title
A phase I/II trial of a polysaccharide extract from Grifola frondosa (Maitake mushroom) in breast cancer patients: immunological effects
Published in
Journal of Cancer Research & Clinical Oncology, March 2009
DOI 10.1007/s00432-009-0562-z
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Authors

Gary Deng, Hong Lin, Andrew Seidman, Monica Fornier, Gabriella D’Andrea, Kathleen Wesa, Simon Yeung, Susanna Cunningham-Rundles, Andrew J. Vickers, Barrie Cassileth

Abstract

Cancer patients commonly use dietary supplements to "boost immune function". A polysaccharide extract from Grifola frondosa (Maitake extract) showed immunomodulatory effects in preclinical studies and therefore the potential for clinical use. Whether oral administration in human produces measurable immunologic effects, however, is unknown.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
Japan 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Unknown 157 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 27 17%
Student > Master 25 15%
Student > Bachelor 17 10%
Other 16 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 8%
Other 36 22%
Unknown 29 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 44 27%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 22 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 16 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 4%
Other 30 18%
Unknown 36 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 55. 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 30 August 2022.
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#649,943
of 22,747,498 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Cancer Research & Clinical Oncology
#13
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#1,440
of 93,829 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Cancer Research & Clinical Oncology
#1
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