Search for dissertations about: "BCG"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the word BCG.

  1. 1. Carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Long-term prognosis and results of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin treatment

    Author : Patrik Andius; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bladder cancer; tumour pattern; prognostic factors; BCG; side-effect;

    Abstract : Aims: To study prognostic factors in bladder cancer in relation to BCG immunotherapy and to evaluate a new method of reducing the side-effects of such treatment.Patients and methods: We identified 121 patients with stage T1 tumours diagnosed with bladder cancer between 1987 and 1988. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prognostic and Predictive Factors in Bladder Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tammer Hemdan; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bladder cancer; BCG; cisplatin; STMN1; emmprin; survivin; CCTα; biomarker; immunohistochemistry; IHC; tissue microarray; TMA;

    Abstract : Bladder cancer is a potentially curable malignancy; however in regards to the state of current therapy regimens, a plateau has been reached in both the non-muscle and muscle invasive types. To obtain effective treatment, and consequently a decreased mortality, it has become imperative to test and understand aspects affecting therapy response. READ MORE

  3. 3. Heat shock proteins as vaccine adjuvants

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Wenner-Grens institut för experimentell biologi

    Author : Khaleda Rahman Qazi; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heat shock protein; vaccine; adjuvant; BCG; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Immunology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Immunologi;

    Abstract : New efficient vaccines against infectious diseases are in demand. Some important factors impeding the vaccine development are the poor immunogenicity and the MHC restriction of the immune responses to a number of antigens. READ MORE

  4. 4. BCG vaccination and the tuberculin skin test in a country with low prevalence of tuberculosis. Epidemiological and immunological studies in healthy subjects

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Harald Fjällbrant; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Helminths and Immunity against Tuberculosis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

    Author : Daniel Elias; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tuberculosis; BCG; helminths; immunomodulation; vaccination;

    Abstract : The efficacy of Bacille Calmette Gueri n (BCG) is low and incidence of tuberculosis (TB) is high in those areas where helminths are endemic. Protection against tuberculosis requires strong cell mediated immunity while chronic helminth infections induce responses characterized by dominant Th2 responses as well as up-regulated regulatory T cell activity. READ MORE