Article by Marissa Lawson, M.D., Among Top 10 Most Talked About JAMA Oncology Articles of 2022

An article published by Marissa Lawson, M.D., was among the top 10 most talked about articles of 2022 published in JAMA Oncology. The article, titled “Multilevel Factors Associated with Time to Biopsy After Abnormal Screening Mammography Results by Race and Ethnicity,” suggests structural racism as a major contributor to delayed diagnoses among U.S. women of minority race and ethnicity after abnormal mammography screenings. It was published in June and was the eighth most talked about article in JAMA Oncology in 2022.

Dr. Lawson was mentored by Christoph Lee, M.D., M.S., MBA, who was also the senior author on the study team.

The articles were measured by Altmetric, which provides a quantitative measure of the attention each scholarly article receives in traditional and social media. Dr. Lawson’s article is in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. 

To read the study, visit the JAMA Oncology website.

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