Search for dissertations about: "Pancreatic cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 swedish dissertations containing the words Pancreatic cancer.

  1. 1. Chemoradiation in Gastrointestinal Cancer

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Adalsteinn Gunnlaugsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biliary tract cancer; capecitabine; cholangiocarcinoma; chemoradiation; colon cancer; enteritis 5-fluorouracil; gallbladder cancer; oxaliplatin; pancreatic cancer; rectal cancer.;

    Abstract : Locally advanced inextirpable gastrointestinal cancer has poor prognosis and is associated with high morbidity. One treatment option is to use radiotherapy, often combined with chemotherapy (chemoradiation), either as preoperative treatment to facilitate surgery or in the palliative setting to relieve symptoms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Register studies of cancer in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Bo Attner; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer risk; epidemiology; incidence; comorbidity; survival; partner; health care costs; population-based register study;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Södra Regionvårdsnämnden har önskat att få belyst om vi har en rättvis och jämlik cancervård i Södra sjukvårdsregionen. Därför har en populationsbaserad registerstudie med många olika etapper genomförts. Basinformationen har hämtats från Tumörregistret i Södra sjukvårdsregionen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adenovirus for Cancer Therapy With a Focus on its Surface Modification

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Di Yu; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adenovirus; cancer; therapy; neuroblastoma; neuroendocrine; modification; Tat; PTD; cell penetrating peptide; Helicobacter pylori; NAP; Biology with specialization in Molecular Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot molekylärbiologi; Klinisk virologi; Clinical Virology; Medical Virology; Medicinsk virologi; Molekylär medicin; Molecular Medicine; Molecular Biotechnology; Molekylär bioteknik;

    Abstract : Adenovirus serotype 5 (Ad5) is widely used as an oncolytic agent for cancer therapy. However, its infectivity is highly dependent on the expression level of coxsackievirus-adenovirus receptor (CAR) on the surface of tumor cells. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pancreatic Cancer. Experimental and Clinical Studies

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : David Ljungman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pancreatic neoplasms; Proteasome inhibitors; Apoptosis; Intracellular signaling peptides and proteins; Epidermal growth factor receptor; Pancreaticoduodenectomy; Cost and cost analysis; Quality-adjusted life years; Copy number variations; Comparative genomic hybridization;

    Abstract : Background: Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal of known cancers and the only treatment with possibility of cure is surgery. The costs associated with treatment of pancreatic cancer are reputably high, both in terms of morbidity and financially. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preclinical evaluation of immunostimulatory gene therapy for pancreatic cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Emma Eriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pancreatic cancer; immunotherapy; oncolytic viruses; adenoviruses; CD40L; 4-1BBL; IL-6; tumor microenvironment; Klinisk immunologi; Clinical Immunology;

    Abstract : Pancreatic cancer is characterized by its desmoplastic tumor microenvironment and the infiltration of immunosuppressive cells. It is a devastating disease where most patients are diagnosed at a late stage and the treatment options are few. The development of new treatments is surly needed. READ MORE