Search for dissertations about: "cancer detection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 409 swedish dissertations containing the words cancer detection.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olle Sjöström; Beatrice S. Melin; Lars H Lindholm; Richard Palmqvist; Johannes Blom; [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

  2. 2. Detection of human papillomavirus a study of normal cells, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer of the uterine cervix

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Magnus Evander; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HPV; PCR; General primers; Genital cancer;

    Abstract : Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections of the genital tract are now recognized to be among the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases and also a contributing factor to some cancers of the lower genital tract of women and men. Presence of HPV in a clinical specimen is confined to detection of the HPV genome by DNA hybridization techniques. READ MORE

  3. 3. Early detection of colorectal cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Louise Olsson; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the early detection of colorectal cancer from several aspects. An audit of the diagnostic process was conducted in 227/235 (97%) patients with recentlydiagnosed colorectal cancer in the County of Västmanland, Sweden in 1998-99. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Nicolai Arildsen; [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

  5. 5. 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; [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 : One of the great challenges in breast cancer treatment today is to customize adjuvant treatment to each patient’s individual needs. To do this it is necessary to learn more about the prognostic and treatment predictive factors that determine the risk of relapse and response to a certain mode of treatment. READ MORE