Search for dissertations about: "Lungcancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word Lungcancer.

  1. 1. Radiosensitivity in lung cancer with focus on p53

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Michael Bergqvist; Claes Mercke; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Lung cancer; comet assay; p53; cDNA; p53 antibodies; Lungcancer; Komet metoden; p53 antikroppar; Onkologi; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : In Sweden approximately 2800 new lung cancer patients are diagnosed every year. Radiotherapy is used with curative intention in certain groups of patients. The aim of this thesis is to study the basis of differences in radioresistance and the possibility to predict response to radiotherapy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vägen fram till diagnos och behandling för patienter med lungcancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Helena Leveälahti; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lung Cancer; Symptoms; Delay in diagnosis; Delay in treatment; Qualitative research;

    Abstract : Lung cancer is the third most common cancer among men and women in Sweden. More than 3000 persons/year are diagnosed with lung cancer. Despite the presence of many and intense symptoms at diagnosis, most patients still receive the diagnosis in advanced stages without possibility of resection. READ MORE

  3. 3. Symtom, besvär och tid hos kvinnor och män med lungcancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Malin Lövgren; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Symptoms; distress; delay; health care system; gender; lung cancer; time; embodied time; mixed methods;

    Abstract : Background: Many patients with lung cancer (LC) are diagnosed in late cancer stages, with palliative needs due to symptom burden. Although LC is increasing in women, few studies have focused on gender-related differences in symptoms and other concerns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smoking and airway disorders in an urban population -special references to gender and socioeconomic status

    University dissertation from Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Lund University

    Author : Marie Ekberg; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Andningsorganen; Respiratory system; gender; COPD; hospital admissions; lung cancer; Medicine human and vertebrates ; tobacco; socio-economic status; smoking; population-based; morbidity; mortality; epidemiologi; lung function; Medicin människa och djur ; women;

    Abstract : The Malmö Preventive Project, a preventive, case-finding programme for cardiovascular risk factors and alcohol abuse was created in 1974 at the Department of Preventive Medicine of Malmö University Hospital. Between 1974-1992, a total of 22 444 men (mean age 44 years range 27 - 61) and 10 902 women (mean age 50 years, range 28 - 58) attended the programme, with an overall attendance rate of 70% (range 64-78). READ MORE

  5. 5. Register studies of cancer in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Bo Attner; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer risk; epidemiology; incidence; comorbidity; survival; partner; health care costs; population-based register study;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to study different aspect of health care use and health care costs on a population based level for persons with cancer and their partners, and from an individual level to explore the impact of comorbidities in incidence and survival. In the beginning of the study all persons in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden diagnosed with colon, rectal, breast, prostate and lung cancer during the period 2000 to 2005 were identified via the Swedish Cancer Register. READ MORE