Search for dissertations about: "crp role in cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words crp role in cancer.

  1. 1. Novel treatments of glioblastoma in experimental models

    Author : Karolina Förnvik; Neurokirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Experimental glioma models; Glioblastoma; Complement system; C1 esterase inhibitor; ITPP; CRP; Glioma cells;

    Abstract : One of the major problems with malignant brain tumours, such as glioblastoma multiforme, is that despite being able to remove the major bulk of the tumour through surgery and treating the patients with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, we know that tumour cells have already spread throughout the brain. Furthermore, we now know that the glioblastoma cells effectively suppress the patients’ own anti-tumour response. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circulating Biomarkers in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer and the Influence of Cigarette Smoking

    Author : Bengt-Åke Andersson; Nongnit Laytragoon-Lewin; Pierre Åman; Charlotta Dabrosin; Mikael Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Head and neck cancer (HNC) is a collective name for heterogeneous tumors located in the head and neck regions for which smoking, alcohol and human papillomavirus (HPV) are documented risk factors. The survival of HNC patients has only improved marginally during the last decade. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rectal cancer surgery : Defunctioning stoma, anastomotic leakage and postoperative monitoring

    Author : Peter Matthiessen; Olof Hallböök; Rune Sjödahl; Lars Påhlman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anterior resection of the rectum; total mesorectal excision; TME; anastomotic leakage; defunctioning stoma; risk factors; intraoperative adverse events; population based study; postoperative monitoring; CT-scan microdialysis; cytokines; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The understanding of the mesorectal spread in rectal cancer has lead to wide acceptance of total mesorectal excision (TME) as the surgical technique of choice for carcinoma in the lower and mid rectum. While oncological results and survival have improved with TME-surgery, morbidity and mortality remain important issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human C-reactive protein : Genetic and hormonal regulation and role in atherogenesis

    Author : Alexander Kovacs; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Although in decline in the developed world CHD is still the number one killer. The decline is thought to be due to better risk prevention and treatment. C-reactive protein (CRP) has emerged as an marker of CHD. It is associated with several of the major risk factors of CHD. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Biological Role of the Female Sex Hormone Estrogen in the Periodontium

    Author : Daniel Jönsson; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Periodontal ligament cells; Estrogen receptor;

    Abstract : Introduktion: Flera studier har påpekat att det kan finnas ett samband mellan förändringar i nivån av kvinnligt könshormon och förvärrad tandlossning. Hur östrogen påverkar tandfästet är inte kartlagt. Det finns två östrogenreceptorer (ER), ERα och ERβ och betydelsen av de båda receptorerna är inte kartlagda. READ MORE