Search for dissertations about: "cancer mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 366 swedish dissertations containing the words cancer mortality.

  1. 1. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Epidemiology; Incidence; Age; Survival; Mortality; Familyhistory; Genetic factors; Body Mass Index; Diet;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is a large and increasing medical problem both in Sweden and in the rest of the developed world, with about 300.000 new cases diagnosed world wide annually. Despite the high incidence of this disease, little is known about the aetiology of prostate cancer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies of risk factors

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SNP; BRCA2; male breast cancer; inflammation; BPH; P53; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi;

    Abstract : In spite of the fact that prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in both Sweden and many other countries in the developed world, little is known of risk factors and predisposing conditions. The only well recognized risk factors are age, race and familial aggregation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thyroid cancer studies on etiology and prognosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Arne Hallquist; Umeå universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thyroid cancer; prognostic factors; etiology; occupation; medical ionizing radiation; reproductive; and family factors;

    Abstract : Thyroid cancer constitutes about 1% of all malignant tumours and the incidence is increasing in Sweden. It is rare in children before the age of 10. During puberty the female to male ratio increases to be two to three times more common in females. The ratio remains constant until menopause and thereafter declines. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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