Search for dissertations about: "Disease-Free Survival"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the words Disease-Free Survival.

  1. 1. New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches in Adrenocortical Cancer

    Author : Tanweera Shaheena Khan; Barbro Eriksson; Mats Bergström; Anna-Lena Hulting; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Adrenocortical cancer; Positron Emission Tomography; Metomidate; Combination chemotherapy; Streptozocin; op -DDD; OPEC; Disease-free Interval; Survival; Responses; Side effects; Receptor protein-tyrosine kinases; c-Kit; Phospho-c-Kit; PDGFRβ; Mutation; Imatinib; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Adrenocortical cancer (ACC) is a rare disease that is often difficult to diagnose, and therefore often presents at an advanced stage. Various cytotoxic treatments have been tried with little success. Evaluation of new diagnostic methods and improvement of medical therapies are therefore crucial. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cervical and vaginal cancer - aspects on risk factors, prevention and treatment

    Author : Emilia Alfonzo; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cervical cancer; screening; medical fee; hysterectomy; vaginal cancer; colposcopy; robotic radical hysterectomy; disease-free survival; radical hysterectomy; overall survival;

    Abstract : Background: Participation in screening is associated with a major risk reduction in cervical cancer, but there is a lack of knowledge on whether the cost to the individual has an effect on the participation rate. Women with abnormal findings at screenings are referred for colposcopy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidural Analgesia for Colorectal Cancer Surgery : Experimental and Clinical studies

    Author : Wiebke Falk; Anil Gupta; Peter Matthiessen; Hans Hjelmqvist; Jonas Åkeson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; epidural analgesia; local anaesthetics; colon cancer cells; inflammation; postoperative complications; pain; recurrence; disease-free survival; mortality;

    Abstract : Epidural analgesia (EA) with local anaesthetics and opioids is used for pain management after colorectal cancer (CRC) surgery. In recent years, a possible beneficial effect of EA on cancer recurrence and survival after surgery has been proposed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Centralized Ovarian Cancer Care - Complications, Costs and Survival

    Author : Charlotte Palmqvist; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ovarian cancer; Survival; Centralization; Surgery; Cytoreduction; Residual disease; Postoperative complications; Cost of illness; Direct costs; Indirect cost; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed at advanced stages, and its mortality is high. Surgical treatment of advanced ovarian cancer strives toward complex primary debulking surgery (PDS), aiming for complete cytoreduction (R0) and improved survival. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clinical and Biological Factors Related to Survival in Patients with Rectal Cancer

    Author : Angeliki Kotti; Xiao-Feng Sun; Annica Holmqvist; Marie-Louise Lydrup; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Age; Radiotherapy; Rectal cancer; Skeletal muscle; SPARCL1; Statins; Survival; Visceral adipose tissue;

    Abstract : Rectal cancer is a common malignancy within the gastrointestinal tract. Despite the advances in diagnosis and treatment of rectal cancer patients during the last decades, there are still many patients who die from their disease. READ MORE