Search for dissertations about: "Esophageal carcinoma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Esophageal carcinoma.

  1. 1. Predictive Factors in Esophageal Carcinoma

    Author : Martin Dreilich; Michael Bergqvist; Anders Larsson; Daniel Brattström; Gunnar Wagenius; Claes Mercke; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Oncology; Esophageal carcinoma; Survival; Prognosis; Angiogenesis; HER-2; Telomerase; FMCA; HPV; Onkologi;

    Abstract : Esophageal carcinoma is a malignancy with a poor prognosis and is the sixth cause of cancer related death worldwide. In Sweden approximately 400 new cases are diagnosed every year. The aim of this present thesis was to investigate predictive factors for esophageal carcinoma patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk factors for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

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

  3. 3. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma : opportunities for prevention

    Author : Qiaoli Wang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is the predominant histological subtype of esophageal cancer, a highly fatal malignant neoplasm. Most ESCC patients are diagnosed at a late stage when tumors are unresectable or have metastasized. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary phytoestrogens and esophageal cancer

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

    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. Esophageal cancer : Evaluation of some new strategies

    Author : Dag Stockeld; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Esophageal; cancer; fine needle; cytology; prognosis; immunohistochemistry; nutrition; PEG;

    Abstract : Objective:To study and to evaluate new strategies regarding the diagnosis, treatment and nutrition of esophageal cancer patients. Methods: A background retrospective analysis of the files of all 1284 esophageal cancer patients in Stockholm County 1978 - 1995 was performed and followed by a multicenter study of the development and evaluation of a cisplatinum based chemoradiation protocol for the treatment of nonmetastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. READ MORE