Search for dissertations about: "Sofia Halin"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Sofia Halin.

  1. 1. Targeting the prostate tumor microenvironment and vasculature the role of castration, tumor-associated macrophages and pigment epithelium-derived factor

    University dissertation from Umeå : Medicinsk biovetenskap

    Author : Sofia Halin; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; angiogenesis; castration therapy; microenvironment; stroma; tumor-associated macrophages; pigment epithelium-derived factor; PEDF; vasculature; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Pathology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Patologi; patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Swedish men. For patients with metastatic prostate cancer the standard therapy is castration, a treatment that initially provides symptomatic relief but unfortunately is not curative. New therapeutic targets for advanced prostate cancer are therefore needed. READ MORE