Search for dissertations about: "breast cancer screening"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words breast cancer screening.

  1. 1. Breast tomosynthesis – new perspectives on breast cancer screening

    Author : Kristina Lång; Malmö Diagnostisk radiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; Breast tomosynthesis; Mammography; Breast cancer screening; Cancer detection rate; Recall rate; False positive rate; Image perception; Reading time; Lesion visualisation; Detection error;

    Abstract : Abstract: Mammography is currently the established method in breast cancer screening, although the sensitivity is known be affected by overlapping tissue concealing tumours. Breast tomosynthesis takes advantage of multiple exposures at different angles reducing the negative effect of obscuring tissue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Balancing - Cancer from a primary care perspective. Diagnosis, posttraumatic stress, and end-of-life care

    Author : Hans Thulesius; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medicinsk utbildning; Cytology; grounded theory; brain tumor; leukemia; child; ovarian cancer; breast cancer; prognosis; end-of-life care; screening; posttraumatic stress; diagnosis; primary care; Cancer; family practice; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; General practice; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning;

    Abstract : This thesis explores cancer from a primary care perspective covering three areas: diagnosis, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and end-of-life care. We analyzed patient records of every child diagnosed with a malignancy in a defined area. During 12 years 68 children were diagnosed (incidence 14/100,000). READ MORE

  3. 3. Breast cancer screening with mammography of women 40-49 years in Sweden

    Author : Barbro Numan Hellquist; Håkan Jonsson; Lennarth Nyström; Nea Malila; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cohort; mortality; breast cancer; mammography screening; risk factors; parity; age at first birth; socio-economic status; overdiagnosis; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Background The debate regarding the lower age limit for mammography service screening is old and lively; a product in part of the lower breast cancer risk in younger ages as well as the limited data available for studies of the younger age group. Recently the idea of inviting only high risk groups has gained momentum, however high risk might not be equivalent to greater benefit from screening. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smoking and Breast Cancer

    Author : Jonas Manjer; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; triglycerides; Nottingham Prognostic Index; hormone receptor; socioeconomic; risk factor; smoking cessation; breast cancer; smoking; survival; Cytology; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer;

    Abstract : Ex-smokers are exposed to a higher breast cancer risk than are never smokers. This conclusion is based on a follow-up of the 10 902 women in the Malmö Preventive Project. The 31% higher incidence in ex-smokers remained statistically significant when other risk factors were taken into account in the analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate 5-kinase type І alpha (PIP5K1α) and utility of its inhibitor for targeting metastatic cancer

    Author : Martuza Sarwar; Malmö Experimentell cancerforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate Cancer; Breast cancer; Cancer therapy; PIP5K1A; PI3K AKT signal pathway; Kinase inhibitors;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cause of cancer-related death in men after lung cancer. Annually, more than 9000 new cases are diagnosed in Sweden and 2500 of them die each year. Metastatic prostate cancer can be treated with castration. READ MORE