Search for dissertations about: "Benny Holmström"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Benny Holmström.

  1. 1. Early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer observational studies in the National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden and the Västerbotten Intervention Project

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Benny Holmström; Pär Stattin; Håkan Jonsson; Mattias Johansson; Gunnar Aus; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; single nucleotide polymorphism; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; Urology; kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has caused a steep increase in the incidence of prostate cancer, especially the incidence of localised low risk disease. In order to decrease the overdiagnosis accompanied by PSA testing, analysis of inherited genetic variants have been suggested as potential tools for clinical assessment of disease risk. READ MORE