Search for dissertations about: "cytological screening history"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words cytological screening history.

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

    Author : Marie Francoise Mukanyangezi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Health economic aspects of cervical cancer screening

    Author : Ellinor Östensson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Healthcare reform and rising costs are driving demand for resource efficiency to facilitate better-informed healthcare decisions. Health economics represent an interdisciplinary set of tools and concepts to assess the value of everyday decisions, taken in complex healthcare settings, to improve healthcare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effectiveness and equity of cervical cancer prevention : real-life evidence from organised programmes in Sweden

    Author : Jiangrong Wang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Cervical cancer incidence has substantially declined since cervical screening was implemented five decades ago. The long-term hope of eliminating cervical cancer is promising with the development of effective Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. READ MORE