Search for dissertations about: "Neoadjuvant chemotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

  1. 1. Clinical and Experimental Studies in Peritoneal Metastases from Gastric Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Hultman; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gastric cancer; peritoneal metastases; peritoneal carcinomatosis; epidemiology; prognostic factor; survival; neoadjuvant chemotherapy; cytoreductive surgery; HIPEC; health economy; costs; systemic chemotherapy; cultured tumor cells; fluorometric analysis; cancer drug tests; chemo-sensitivity; anti tumor drugs.; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Gastric cancer (GC) is one of leading causes of death in the world, and peritoneal metastases (PM) are a major site of recurrence. PM from GC implies a poor prognosis, with median overall survival (mOS) approximately 3 months and no survival at five years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical aspects of cystectomy and urinary diversion

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Tomas Jerlström; Örebro universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bladder cancer; urinary diversion; orthotopic neobladder substitution; postoperative complications; neoadjuvant chemotherapy; induction chemotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore different aspects of treatment of advanced urinary bladder cancer with radical cystectomy, pelvic lymph node dissection, and urinary diversion. Surgery that carry a high risk of complications as well as mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experimental Diagnostics and Therapeutics of Invasive Urinary Bladder Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Amir Sherif; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Bladder cancer; Cystectomy; Neoadjuvant chemotherapy; Kirurgi; Lymph node excision; Radionuclide imaging; Gene expression; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; kirurgi; särskilt urologi; Urology;

    Abstract : The two purposes of this thesis were to evaluate new diagnostic techniques of lymphnode staging in invasive bladder cancer and to evaluate the results of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in invasive bladder cancer.Sentinel node detection was performed in 13 patients in preparation for radical cystectomy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prognostic factors in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, with emphasis on 11q13 rearrangements and cyclin D1 overexpression

    University dissertation from Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Lund University

    Author : Jan Åkervall; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; audiologi; Otorinolaryngologi; auditive system and speech; audiology; head and neck; squamous cell carcinoma; genetics; prognosis; CCND1; chromosomes; cyclin D1; chemotherapy; Otorhinolaryngology; gene expression; hörsel- och talorganen;

    Abstract : At present, clinical outcome or response to therapy can not be fully predicted in individual cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). The overall aim of the present studies was to investigate potential prognostic factors, more closely related to the malignant progression of a tumor than the established markers, such as the TNM-classification system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Response to neoadjuvant treatment in rectal cancer surgery

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Per Loftås; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Region Östergötland.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Rectal cancer is one of the three most common malignancies in Sweden with an annual incidence of about 2000 cases. Current treatment consists of surgical resection of the rectum including the loco-regional lymph nodes in the mesorectum. READ MORE