Search for dissertations about: "Tamoxifen treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words Tamoxifen treatment.

  1. 1. The role of the androgen receptor and hydroxysteroid 17β dehydrogenase in breast cancer Impact on tamoxifen treatment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Hilborn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The healthy breast is a tissue composed of centrally located milk producing glands connected to the nipple by ducts, surrounded by fat tissue and connective tissue. The growth of the breast is primarily mediated by the estrogens, while the androgens mediate tissue homeostasis and protect against growth signals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Primary Breast Cancer - Quality Assurance and Long-term Effects of Adjuvant tamoxifen Treatment

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Maria Ekholm; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; Quality assurance; Tamoxifen; Long-term effects;

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  3. 3. Predicting Prognosis and Tamoxifen Response in Breast Cancer. With a special focus on contralateral breast cancer

    University dissertation from Department of Oncology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Sara Alkner; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; prognosis; treatment prediction; endocrine treatment; tamoxifen; coactivator; AIB1; PAX2; SRC; contralateral breast cancer; premenopausal; randomized trial; mode of detection; mammography.;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Varje år drabbas cirka 8000 svenska kvinnor av bröstcancer, och antalet nyinsjuknade ökar årligen med någon procent. I Sverige idag finns fler än 90 000 kvinnor som har avslutat eller är under behandling för sjukdomen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term effects of adjuvant tamoxifen treatment on cardiovascular disease and cancer

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johan Rosell; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adjuvant; adverse events; breast cancer; cerebrovascular disease; coronary heart disease; heart failure; lung cancer; second primary cancer; tamoxifen;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to investigate the long-term effects of adjuvant tamoxifen treatment on breast cancer recurrence and mortality, cardiovascular disease, and the incidence of secondary cancer.Between 1982 and 1992, postmenopausal patients with early stage breast cancer were included in a randomized clinical study of 2 or 5 years of postoperative tamoxifen therapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer

    University dissertation from Institutionen för biomedicin och kirurgi

    Author : Pia Palmebäck Wegman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; tamoxifen; polymorphism; metabolic enzymes; oestrogen synthesis; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi;

    Abstract : Oestrogen is one of the most important hormonal regulators and is known to play a key role in the development and growth of breast cancer. The majority of tumours have a hormone dependent growth, and this is indicated by the presence of oestrogen receptors (ERs). READ MORE