Search for dissertations about: "Familial relative risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Familial relative risk.

  1. 1. Colonoscopic surveillance in familial colorectal cancer

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

    Author : Anna Forsberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; familial;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a disease with a high and rising incidence in the industrialized countries. It is the third leading cause of death among cancers in Sweden and the forth worldwide. Important etiological factors are both environmental and lifestyle as well as heritable factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology of kidney failure and glomerulonephritis in Sweden. Hereditary and non-hereditary factors

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Delshad Akrawi; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; kidney failure; glomerulonephritis; epidemiological study; Familial relative risk;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Kidney disease is recognised as an important worldwide health burden. Kidney failure is the result of acute and chronic kidney disease and is associated with morbidity and mortality. Chronic kidney failure is associated with high-costs for society and low quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk characterization of familial cancer using the Swedish Family-Cancer database with a special reference to breast cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Biosciences and Nutrition

    Author : Pauli Vaittinen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Familial cancer; genetic epidemiology; register study; standardized relative risk.;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on epidemiological studies on family related cancer in Sweden. The Family-Cancer Database was constructed in 1996 from several national registries. Family relations were available from the Generation register, cancer cases from the Cancer registry and socioeconomic information from Censuses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk and prognosis of breast cancer among women at high risk of the disease

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

    Author : Mikael Hartman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; breast cancer; bilateral; familial; incidence; prognosis; age; latency; calendar period; adjuvant therapy;

    Abstract : The overall objectives of this thesis were to increase our understanding of the risk and prognosis of breast cancer using the high risk groups of women with bilateral and familial breast cancer. Data from the Swedish Cancer Register, the Multi-Generation Register and the Cause of Death register was used in Paper I-III to identify women with bilateral cancer and study risk and prognosis of the disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic studies in familial non-BRCA breast cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Oncology-Pathology

    Author : Camilla Wendt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Family history is an important risk factor for breast cancer, the presence of breast cancer in a first degree relative in general nearly doubles the risk and the risk increases with the number of affected relatives. Pathogenic mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2 and other high- and moderate risk-genes account for 25% of the familial risk for breast cancer. READ MORE