Search for dissertations about: "cancer detection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 395 swedish dissertations containing the words cancer detection.

  1. 1. Hunting a Silent Killer. Biomolecular Approaches in Ovarian Cancer

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Nicolai Arildsen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ovarian cancer; Molecular biology; genetic variant; TP53 mutation; early detection; Drug Screening Assays; Antitumor; bioinformatics; next generation sequencing; NGS; prognostic and predictive biomarkers; ovarian clear cell cancer; high-grade serous ovarian cancer;

    Abstract : Ovarian cancer is a heterogeneous disease and recent advances in improving patient outcome havebeen limited. It is estimated that a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about 1 in 70, making it a frequently occurring cancer type in women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Molecular Characterization of Bladder Cancer Subtypes

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Pontus Eriksson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bladder Cancer; Urothelial Carcinoma; Molecular Subtypes; Genomic Characterization; Gene Expression;

    Abstract : Bladder cancer is one of the most common malignancies world-wide, and in Sweden approximately 3000 cases are diagnosed annually. Even though bladder cancer is so common there is low public awareness of the disease, and it has historically been less studied compared to other common types of cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk and survival for colorectal cancer in northern Sweden sociodemographic factors and surveillance programs

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olle Sjöström; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colorectal cancer; Risk factors; Cancer epidemiology; Endoscopy general; Health economy; Cancer prevention; Hereditary colorectal; Surveillance colonoscopy; Cancer Epidemiology; cancerepidemiologi; Genetics; genetik; Surgery; kirurgi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : BackgroundColorectal cancer (CRC) – i.e., cancer in the colon or rectum – is one of the most common cancers both globally and in Sweden. The risk for CRC is mainly related to age, heredity, and life-style risk factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting prostate cancer metastases - PET/CT and the sentinel node technique

    University dissertation from Division of Urological Cancers

    Author : Henrik Kjölhede; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Metastases; PET CT; Choline; Fluoride; Sentinel lymph nodes;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies. Its treatment is highly dependent on the presence or absence of metastases. The available invasive and non-invasive modalities for detecting metastases are imperfect. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genomic characterization of non-small cell lung cancer - clinical and molecular implications

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna F Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lung cancer; histology; non-small cell lung cancer; gene expression; gene fusion; Methylation;

    Abstract : Lung cancer accounts for 1.6 million cancers annually and 1.3 million deaths per year make the disease the deadliest type of cancer. Smoking is the most prominent cause. READ MORE