Search for dissertations about: "cervical cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 176 swedish dissertations containing the words cervical cancer.

  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. 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

  3. 3. FDG-PET in Cervical Cancer - Translational Studies

    Author : Maria Bjurberg; Bröstcancer-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in females. The treatment, based on clinical FIGO stage, carries a significant risk of side effects. FDG-PET enables non-invasive studies of glucose metabolism. Cancer cells show an increased glucose uptake and metabolism that can be visualised and further analysed. READ MORE

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

    Author : Magnus Evander; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer in pregnancy: diagnosis and outcome

    Author : Cecilia Kärrberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical dysplasia; cervical cancer; pregnancy; colposcopic scoring system; regression; persistence; progression; HPV DNA test; HPV mRNA E6 E7 test; p16INK4a;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT:Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer that is diagnosed during pregnancy. The primary aim in investigation of atypical cervical cytology during pregnancy is to exclude cancer so that further treatment of the lesion can be postponed until after delivery. READ MORE