Search for dissertations about: "Beatrice S. Melin"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Beatrice S. Melin.

  1. 1. Risk and survival for colorectal cancer in northern Sweden : sociodemographic factors and surveillance programs

    Author : Olle Sjöström; Beatrice S. Melin; Lars H Lindholm; Richard Palmqvist; Johannes Blom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colorectal cancer; Risk factors; Cancer epidemiology; Endoscopy general; Health economy; Cancer prevention; Hereditary colorectal; Surveillance colonoscopy; Cancer Epidemiology; cancerepidemiologi; Genetics; genetik; Surgery; kirurgi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : BackgroundColorectal cancer (CRC) – i.e., cancer in the colon or rectum – is one of the most common cancers both globally and in Sweden. The risk for CRC is mainly related to age, heredity, and life-style risk factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia : population based studies of familial aggregation and prognostic factors

    Author : Lena Brandefors; Beatrice S. Melin; Ola Landgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia; lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma; monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance; Swedish Lymphoma Registry; incidence; overall survival; prognostic factors; familial Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia; hyperphosphorylated paratarg 7;

    Abstract : BackgroundWaldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia (WM) is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder with a world-wide incidence of 3-4 patients per million persons per year. In Sweden, the incidence was about three times higher, and approximately 100 patients per year are reported to the Swedish Lymphoma Registry (SLR). READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk and prognostic factors for malignant glioma

    Author : Sara Sjöström; Beatrice S Melin; Ulrika Andersson; Monika Hegi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Glioma; Glioblastoma; Risk; Outcome; EGR; EGFR; VEGF; VEGFR; DNA repair; virus; Oncology; Onkologi; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Background: Glioblastoma is the most common and aggressive type of glioma and associated with poor prognosis. Apart from ionizing radiation and some rare genetic disorders, few aetiological factors have been identified for primary brain tumours. READ MORE

  4. 4. Molecular epidemiology approach : nested case-control studies in glioma and lymphoid malignancies

    Author : Florentin Späth; Beatrice S. Melin; Carl Wibom; Ann Sofie Johansson; Ingvar Bergdahl; Ola Landgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Glioma; B cell lymphoma; multiple myeloma; risk; repeated samples; prospective longitudinal study; nested case-control study; circulating sEGFR and sERBB2; circulating immune markers and growth factors; marker disease association; disease progression; NSHDS; Janus; linear mixed modeling; epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Nested case-control studies aim to link molecular markers with a certain outcome. Repeated prediagnostic samples may improve the evaluation of marker-disease associations. However, data regarding the benefit of repeated samples in such studies are sparse. READ MORE