Search for dissertations about: "glioblastoma multiforme treatment thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words glioblastoma multiforme treatment thesis.

  1. 1. Glioblastoma multiforme in the microscope: Diagnostic features of importance for prognosis and treatment

    University dissertation from Annette Persson Department of Pathology, Lund University

    Author : Annette Persson; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; General pathology; cytogenetik; Genetik; Genetics; cytogenetics; Medicin människa och djur ; macrophages; adenoviral based gene-therapy proliferation activity; telomerase activity; immunohistochemistry; Medicine human and vertebrates ; cytotoxic T-lymphocytes; diagnostic features; prognosis; immuno-therapy; Glioblastoma multiforme; neuropathology; pathological anatomy; Patologi allmän ; patologisk anatomi;

    Abstract : Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most malignant and also the most common form of brain tumour in humans. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate morphological and diagnostics features in human GBM that may be of importance for prognosis and treatment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multivariate analyses of proteomic and metabolomic patterns in brain tumors

    University dissertation from Umeå

    Author : Carl Wibom; A Tommy Bergenheim; Henrik Antti; Mikael Johansson; Janne Lehtiö; [2009]
    Keywords : glioblastoma; meningioma; proteomics; metabolomics; multivariate analyses; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common primary brain tumor. Given the current standard of care, the prognosis for patients diagnosed with this disease is still poor. There consequently exists a need to improve current treatments, as well as to develop new ones. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mesenchymal stromal cells in malignant glioma - Functions and therapeutic potential

    University dissertation from Neurosurgery, Lund University

    Author : Andreas Svensson; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; glioma; glioblastoma; mesenchymal stromal cell; pericyte; immunotherapy; interferon-γ;

    Abstract : The most common malignant brain tumor in adults is a glioma called glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). About 300 persons are diagnosed with GBM every year in Sweden. Unfortunately, it is also the most aggressive brain tumor and as of today, it is not possible to cure it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of ionising and non-ionising radiation in cell systems and a rat model for immuno-therapy

    University dissertation from Neurosurgery

    Author : Catrin Baureus Koch; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Neurology; traumatology; transplantation; Surgery; orthopaedics; cell cultures; abscopal effect; serologi; Immunologi; serology; Immunology; rat tumour model; radiation therapy; radiation sterilisation; pulsed electric fields; interferon-gamma; immuno-gene therapy; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; glioblastoma multiforme;

    Abstract : The most malignant brain tumour, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), has an utterly bad prognosis. In spite of all available therapy, the mean survival time is less than a year. In the unique BRIGTT project (Brain Immuno Gene Tumour Therapy), patients at the Dept of Neurosurgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. The LRIG-family: identification of novel regulators of ErbB signaling with clinical implications in astrocytoma

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jonas Nilsson; Håkan Hedman; Roger Henriksson; Maria Sibilia; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; astrocytic tumors; EGFR; ErbB; glioblastoma multiforme; LRIG; negative regulation.; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi;

    Abstract : Astrocytic tumors are the most common malignancies of the central nervous system, accounting for more than 60% of all primary brain tumors. The prognosis for high grade astrocytoma patients is dismal and there is no curative treatment, today. READ MORE