Search for dissertations about: "cervical cancer screening"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Lena Silfverdal; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : 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; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar 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. Non-attendees need attention - Determinants and interventions affecting participation in cervical cancer screening

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Gudrun Broberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; Demography; HPV; Mass screening; Non-attendance; Papanicolaou smear; Telephone call; Socioeconomic factors;

    Abstract : Aim: Non-attendance is the foremost screening-related risk factor for cervical cancer. The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to preventing cervical cancer by focusing attention on non-attendees, assessing interventions to increase participation in screening and identifying determinants for non-attendance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Natural History of Human Papillomavirus Infections and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Rwanda-Immunological Aspects of the Uterine Cervix

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Marie Francoise Mukanyangezi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human papillomavirus; cervical cancer; IL28B SNP rs12979860; Rwanda; screening; squamous intraepithelial lesion; radiotherapy; hyperbaric oxygen therapy;

    Abstract : Objective: Cervical cancer stands for the predominant cause of cancer death among Rwandan women. Chronic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection constitutes the main risk factor. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin

    Author : Marie Oscarsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Non-attendance; screening; cervical cancer; health promotion; improverment; informed consent; VETERINARY MEDICINE Obstetrics and gynaecology; VETERINÄRMEDICIN 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

  5. 5. Image Analysis in Support of Computer-Assisted Cervical Cancer Screening

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Patrik Malm; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Image analysis; cervical cancer; pap-smear; synthetic images; screening; image processing; cytometry; Computerized Image Processing; Datoriserad bildbehandling;

    Abstract : Cervical cancer is a disease that annually claims the lives of over a quarter of a million women. A substantial number of these deaths could be prevented if population wide cancer screening, based on the Papanicolaou test, were globally available. The Papanicolaou test involves a visual review of cellular material obtained from the uterine cervix. READ MORE