Search for dissertations about: "prostate cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 322 swedish dissertations containing the words prostate cancer.

  1. 1. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies of risk factors

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SNP; BRCA2; male breast cancer; inflammation; BPH; P53; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi;

    Abstract : In spite of the fact that prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in both Sweden and many other countries in the developed world, little is known of risk factors and predisposing conditions. The only well recognized risk factors are age, race and familial aggregation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Epidemiology; Incidence; Age; Survival; Mortality; Familyhistory; Genetic factors; Body Mass Index; Diet;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is a large and increasing medical problem both in Sweden and in the rest of the developed world, with about 300.000 new cases diagnosed world wide annually. Despite the high incidence of this disease, little is known about the aetiology of prostate cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Role of Wnt5a in Prostate Cancer

    University dissertation from Division of Urological Cancers

    Author : Azharuddin Sajid Syed Khaja; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate Cancer; Wnt5a; tissue micro array; Biochemical recurrence; Gene fusions;

    Abstract : Wnt5a is a non-canonical secreted glycoprotein of the Wnt family that plays important roles in organ development and tissue orientation. Previous studies have reported that Wnt5a was upregulated at both mRNA and protein levels in prostate cancer, but information regarding its role in predicting clinical outcome in patients after radical prostatectomy is limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Image analysis of prostate cancer tissue biomarkers

    University dissertation from Division of Urological Cancers

    Author : Giuseppe Lippolis; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; image analysis; Time Resolved Fluorescence; automated Gleason; PSA; AR; fusion gene; TMAs;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world and the second most common in men. The western world has the highest incidence rates. The causes of prostate cancer are not yet clear, however a number of risk factors have been identified such as familial history, ethnicity, diet and genetic events. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mismatch Repair Deficient Cancer Diagnostic Aspects in Colorectal Cancer and the Role of Urological Cancer in Lynch Syndrome

    University dissertation from Department of Oncology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Patrick Joost; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mismatch repair; Lynch syndrome; immunohistochemistry; microsatellite instability; heterogeneity; cumulative incidence; colorectal cancer; urothelial cancer; prostate cancer; renal cell cancer;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Populärvetenskaplig sammanfattning Felaktig DNA-reparation av typen mismatch repair (MMR) uppkommer i 15-17% av cancer i tjock- och ändtarm (kolorektalcancer). MMR defekter är av betydelse i tre situationer: • MMR defekta tumörer har en bättre prognos än övrig tjock- och ändtarmscancer, vilket kan användas för att avgöra huruvida en patient skall erbjudas sk. READ MORE