Search for dissertations about: "cervical cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 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

    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. FDG-PET in Cervical Cancer - Translational Studies

    University dissertation from Department of Oncology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Maria Bjurberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Livmoderhalscancer är den näst vanligaste cancerformen att drabba kvinnor. Behandlingen baseras på vilket stadium sjukdomen befinner sig i och innebär en avsevärd risk för biverkningar. FDG-PET är en undersökningsmetod som kan visualisera områden i kroppen med ökat sockerupptag. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    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

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Cecilia Kärrberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    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