Search for dissertations about: "Microsatellites instability"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Microsatellites instability.

  1. 1. Genotoxic effects of systemic chemotherapy in cancer patients, with special focus on the relation between MSI, LOH and development of secondary cancers

    Author : Nasir K. Kamat; Ulf Rannug; Giovanni Corso; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Chemotherapy; Genetic instability; Microsatellites instability; Loss of heterozygosity; Mismatch repair; molekylärgenetik; Molecular Genetics;

    Abstract : Systemic chemotherapy results in both phenotypic and genotypic side effects. Genotoxicity posed by chemotherapy is a major concern since it induces DNA damage and instability in the patients’ genome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Significance of molecular genetic alterations and apoptosis in colorectal cancer

    Author : Sofia Evertsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer is a serious health problem in Western societies. In Sweden it is the second most common malignancy among females, and the third in males, and the third leading cause of cancer related death in both sexes. To date it is known that several biological pathways can lead to colorectal cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mismatch repair deficiency in colorectal cancer : prognosis and prediction for basic treatment strategies

    Author : Ioannis Gkekas; Jan Novotny; Karin Strigård; Richard Palmqvist; Ulf Gunnarsson; Christian Sturesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; defective mismatch repair; prognosis and prediction; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains a significant healthcare problem worldwide, being the third most common cancer and the fourth most frequent cause of cancer death. Environmental and dietary factors such as alcohol abuse, cigarette smoking, and genetic predisposition seem to constitute the main aetiologies. READ MORE