Search for dissertations about: "malignancies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 161 swedish dissertations containing the word malignancies.

  1. 1. Malignancies in Sweden after the Chernobyl accident in 1986

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Martin Tondel; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; Environmental; Chernobyl; ionising radiation; geographical information systems GIS; 8-OHdG; Malignancies; Low dose; Dose-response; Latency; Causalty; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : On 26 April 1986 an accident occurred in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant resulting in the release of large amount of radionuclides. Almost five percent of the total released caesium-137 was deposited in Sweden. The incidence of malignancies in the most affected counties in Sweden was investigated in three epidemiological studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trisomies in Hematologic Malignancies

    University dissertation from Section of Clinical Genetics, Institution of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University Hospital

    Author : Kajsa Paulsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Klinisk genetik; Clinical genetics; cytogenetik; Genetik; cytogenetics; Genetics; leukemia; chromosome aberration; trisomy;

    Abstract : Acquired clonal chromosome aberrations, closely associated with leukemogenesis, are found in many hematologic malignancies. Although the balanced rearrangements, such as translocations and inversions, are the ones most commonly thought of in the context of leukemias, gains of chromosomes ? e.g.. READ MORE

  3. 3. Angiogenesis in childhood malignancies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper

    Author : Erik Sköldenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Angiogenesis Factor; Biopsy; Needle; Neovascularization; Pathologic; Nephroblastoma; Reference value; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; kirurgi; särskilt barnkirurgi; Pediatric Surgery;

    Abstract : Angiogenesis is necessary for the growth and spread of solid tumors. In these studies angiogenesis was measured in childhood malignancies in general and in Wilms’ tumor in particular, and cutting needle biopsy (CNB) specimens were evaluated for diagnosis in childhood renal tumors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Liver cirrhosis-epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper

    Author : Steingerður Anna Gunnarsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; Liver cirrhosis; etiology; alcoholic liver disease; mortality; portal hypertension; esophageal varices; variceal bleeding; hepatitis C; hepatocellular cancer; malignancies; small intestinal motility; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth;

    Abstract : Liver cirrhosis is the end-stage of many different chronic liver diseases. Limited data exists on the epidemiology, natural history and complications of liver cirrhosis such as esophageal varices and malignancies in the Nordic countries after the discovery of hepatitis C (HCV). READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexuality in patients treated for hematologic malignancies - Problems and need for support from patients’ and nurses’ perspectives

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Cecilia Olsson; Karlstads universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer patients; hematologic malignancies; nursing; nurse-patient communication; support; sexuality; body image; health related quality of life; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and explore how sexuality, body image and HRQoL were affected in patients treated for hematologic malignancies, and their need for support. A further aim was to describe nurses’ conceptions of dialogues about sexuality. READ MORE