Search for dissertations about: "cervical cancer screening"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the words cervical cancer screening.

  1. 1. Cervical cancer prevention : studies on outcome of cervical screening and on management of abnormal cytology findings

    Author : Lena Silfverdal; Sven Törnberg; Ulf Högberg; Pekka Nieminen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; screening programme; effectiveness; risk factors; cytological screening history; management abnormal Pap smear; treatment; nationwide population-based case-control study; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background Screening by cytology has been highly effective in reducing the incidence and mortality from squamous invasive cervical cancer (ICC), but the effectiveness is less established regarding non-squamous ICC and regarding women above screening ages and below 30 years of age. Cervical cancer still occurs despite the presence of an organised screening programme. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cervical screening with primary HPV : from research to clinical effectiveness

    Author : Lovisa Bergengren; Gisela Helenius; Mats Karlsson; Matts Olovsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; screening; human papillomavirus HPV ; HPV prevalence; HPV genotypes; precancerous lesion; HSIL; self-sampling; postmenopausal women; health economy;

    Abstract : Organized cervical screening has greatly reduced the incidence of cervical cancer where implemented. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the cause of cervical cancer, and in later years, convincing evidence has led to cervical screening with HPV as the primary method being implemented around the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Healthy women or risk patients? : Non-attendance in a cervical cancer screening program

    Author : Marie Oscarsson; Eva Benzein; Barbro Wijma; Eva Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Non-attendance; screening; cervical cancer; health promotion; improverment; informed consent; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Women afflicted with cervical cancer who have the highest morbidity and mortality rates have been the least likely to be screened. The overall aim of this research project was to investigate non-attendance in a cervical cancer screening (CCS) program among women with no registered cervical smear during the previous five years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predictive Healthcare : Cervical Cancer Screening Risk Stratification and Genetic Disease Markers

    Author : Nicholas Baltzer; Jan Komorowski; Mark Jit; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bioinformatics; Cervical Cancer; Screening; Computer Science; Algorithmics; Machine Learning; Genetics; SNPs; Rough Sets; Bioinformatics; Bioinformatik;

    Abstract : The use of Machine Learning is rapidly expanding into previously uncharted waters. In the medicine fields there are vast troves of data available from hospitals, biobanks and registries that now are being explored due to the tremendous advancement in computer science and its related hardware. READ MORE

  5. 5. LRIG1 in lung cancer : prognostic effects and mechanistic studies

    Author : Samuel Kvarnbrink; Mikael Johansson; Håkan Hedman; Odd Terje Brustugun; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lung cancer; metastasis; prognosis; LRIG1; LRIG3; LMO7; LIMCH1; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide as well as in Sweden. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the predominant form, which is largely subdivided into adenocarcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas. READ MORE