Search for dissertations about: "Hormonal factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 swedish dissertations containing the words Hormonal factors.

  1. 1. Sex, hormonal factors and pancreatic cancer

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Gustav Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pancreatic cancer; Sex; Anthropometry; Hormonal factors; Tamoxifen treatment;

    Abstract : Pancreatic cancer represents three percent of all incident cancer cases in developed countries, but stands the 7th most common cause of cancer related death. Worldwide, pancreatic cancer is more common among men, however in Sweden, the incidence ratio between sexes is levelling. READ MORE

  2. 2. Associations of sex, anthropometric and reproductive factors with clinicopathological and molecular characteristics of colorectal cancer

    University dissertation from Pathology, (Lund)

    Author : Jenny Brändstedt; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; carcinogenesis; MDCS; anthropometrics; risk factors; sex differences; hormonal therapy; beta-catenin; cyclin D1; p53; MSI; KRAS mutation; BRAF mutation;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer globally, with approximately 1.2 million new cases every year. The highest incidence rates are seen in developed countries, thereby imposing dietary and lifestyle factors in the etiology of CRC. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hormonal factors in rheumatoid arthritis – Their impact on disease risk and severity

    University dissertation from Section of Rheumatology

    Author : Mitra Pikwer; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis Hormonal factors;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Ledgångsreumatism är en kronisk autoimmun sjukdom, som framföra allt angriper lederna, och orsakar smärta, stelhet och svullnad. Sjukdomens svårighetsgrad kan variera kraftigt och ett vanligt sätt att värdera svårighetsgraden av sjukdomen är att mäta antikroppar (till exempel reumatoid faktor) i blodet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prospective studies of hormonal and life-style related factors and risk of cancer

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sara Wirén; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; epidemiology; androgens; risk factors; fatherhood status; dizygotic twins; height; cohort; case-control; prospective; Cancer Epidemiology; cancerepidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Androgens are important in prostate cancer development but how circulating levels of androgens affect risk of prostate cancer of different aggressiveness is not clear. Being childless has been associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer, but it is not clear if this association is causal or a result of residual confounding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prognostic factors in prostate cancer with special reference to the effect of hormonal therapy

    University dissertation from Department of Urology, Malmö University Hospital, 205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Göran Ahlgren; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urology; neuroendocrine differentiation; tumour cell proliferation; DNA-ploidy; prostate cancer; prognostic factors; nephrology; Urologi; nefrologi;

    Abstract : We have used image cell analysis to analyse nuclear DNA content on fine needle aspiration biopsies from 96 patients diagnosed to have prostate cancer 1980-81. By stratifying diploid and tetraploid tumours according to a cytometric proliferation index (PI), we suggest a new DNA-classification that is prognostic of death from prostate cancer in multivariate analysis including conventional prognostic factors. READ MORE