Search for dissertations about: "Esophageal cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words Esophageal cancer.

  1. 1. Genomic Profiling, Mutations and Deranged Signaling in Esophageal Cancer and Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna Isinger Ekstrand; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Esophageal cancer; hereditary cancer; HNPCC; copy number analysis; CGH; gene expression; Wnt; PIK3CA; CHEK2; gastric cancer; colorectal cancer;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Varje år drabbas i världen ca 3 miljoner individer av cancer i mag-tarmkanalen. Stora skillnader finns i incidens med magsäckscancer och matstrupscancer särskilt vanliga i utvecklingsländer, medan tjock- och ändtarmscancer är en av de vanligaste tumörtyperna i västvärlden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Esophageal- and Gastroesophageal Junctional Cancer Aspects on Staging, Treatment and Results

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gustav Linder; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Esophageal cancer; Education level; Tonometry; Lymphadenectomy; PET MRI; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Esophageal- and gastroesophageal junctional (GEJ) cancer is the sixth cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Some improvements in care are attributed to nationwide disease-specific registries, preoperative staging and increased understanding of mechanisms affecting patient selection. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pathophysiology of 5-fluorouracil induced cardiotoxicity : a clinical and experimental study

    University dissertation from Magdalena Cwikiel, Dep of Oncology, University Hospital, 221 85 LUND, Sweden

    Author : Magdalena Cwikiel; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; oncology; Cytology; cell culture.; scanning and transmission electron microscopy; endothelium; lipid peroxidation; free radical; fibrinogen; 5-fluorouracil; blood and plasma viscosity; cardiotoxicity; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; Pharmacological sciences; pharmacognosy; pharmacy; toxicology; Farmakologi; farmakognosi; farmaci; toxikologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the pathophysiology of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) induced cardiotoxicity. The aim of the clinical studies was to determine whether hemorheological factors might explain 5-FU cardiotoxicity (I) and if the syndrome was associated with free radical (FR) generation and lipid peroxidation (II). READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary phytoestrogens and esophageal cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Yulan Lin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common invasive cancer in the world, a cancer with an increasing incidence and male predominance, and there is a great need for potential dietary prevention. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate whether the dietary phytoestrogens lignans might play a protective role in the etiology of esophageal cancer, including gastroesophageal junctional adenocarcinoma. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk factors for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Dariush Nasrollahzadeh Nesheli; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; esophageal cancer;

    Abstract : Aims: The etiology of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) in the high risk areas is largely unknown and a few environmental risk factors which have been identified do not explain its oddly high incidence in esophageal cancer belt. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the association of opium/tobacco consumption, serologic gastric atrophy, gastric mucosa-associated microbiota and contact with farm animals with the risk of ESCC. READ MORE