Search for dissertations about: "Cervical cancer radiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Cervical cancer radiotherapy.

  1. 1. Radiotherapy for head and neck cancer : costs and benefits of time, dose and volume

    Author : Karin Söderström; Björn Zackrisson; Werner Dubrowsky; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; radiotherapy; head and neck cancer; adjuvant treatment; accelerated fractionation; biomedicinsk strålningsvetenskap; Biomedical Radiation Science;

    Abstract : Background In the treatment of head and neck cancers (HNCs), radiotherapy (RT) has the advantage of organ preservation compared to surgery. However, treatment toxicities associated with RT can affect important functions for everyday life, both in the acute and late stage. READ MORE

  2. 2. FDG-PET in Cervical Cancer - Translational Studies

    Author : Maria Bjurberg; Bröstcancer-genetik; []

    Abstract : Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in females. The treatment, based on clinical FIGO stage, carries a significant risk of side effects. FDG-PET enables non-invasive studies of glucose metabolism. Cancer cells show an increased glucose uptake and metabolism that can be visualised and further analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Natural History of Human Papillomavirus Infections and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Rwanda-Immunological Aspects of the Uterine Cervix

    Author : Marie Francoise Mukanyangezi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human papillomavirus; cervical cancer; IL28B SNP rs12979860; Rwanda; screening; squamous intraepithelial lesion; radiotherapy; hyperbaric oxygen therapy;

    Abstract : Objective: Cervical cancer stands for the predominant cause of cancer death among Rwandan women. Chronic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection constitutes the main risk factor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hormonal consequences, replacement therapy, and lost workdays after cervical cancer treatment

    Author : Åsa Hallqvist Everhov; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Uterine cervical cancer;

    Abstract : Background: Uterine cervical cancer affects women of all ages and has a generally favorable prognosis. Many survivors live long with the consequences of the disease and its treatment, and therefore it is important to characterize potential treatment-induced morbidity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vaginal morphological changes in cervical cancer survivors

    Author : Alexandra Hofsjö; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: Cervical cancer is globally the fourth most common cancer in women and has generally a good prognosis. Cervical cancer survivors report persistent changes in their sexual function, which result in considerable distress. The majority of new cases are diagnosed in young or middle-aged women. READ MORE