Search for dissertations about: "lung cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 276 swedish dissertations containing the words lung cancer.

  1. 1. Genomic characterization of non-small cell lung cancer - clinical and molecular implications

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna F Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lung cancer; histology; non-small cell lung cancer; gene expression; gene fusion; Methylation;

    Abstract : Lung cancer accounts for 1.6 million cancers annually and 1.3 million deaths per year make the disease the deadliest type of cancer. Smoking is the most prominent cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lung Cancer Epidemiological and Clinical Studies with Special Reference to Surgical Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunnar Myrdal; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; lung cancer; surgical treatment; early mortality; survival; smoking; quality of life; adenocarcinoma; incidence; Sweden; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi;

    Abstract : From being a rare disease in the early 1900s, lung cancer is today the most common forms of cancer worldwide. This development is due to the gradual uptake of cigarette smoking in different populations and birth cohorts during the past 75 years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lung cancer in males an epidemiological study in northern Sweden with special regard to smoking and occupation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lena Damber; Umeå universitet.; [1986]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; case-control study; epidemiology; lung cancer; occupational risk; factors; smoking; radon; cell types; validity;

    Abstract : In a case-control study comprising 589 cases of male lung cancer in northern Sweden longitudinal data concerning occupations, employments and smoking habits were collected by questionnaires.Pipe smoking was as common as cigarette smoking and gave very similar relative risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cancer and Inflammation Role of Macrophages and Monocytes

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Alexander Hedbrant; Karlstads universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; M1 macrophages; M2 macrophages; colon cancer; lung cancer; prostaglandin E2; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Macrophages are cells of the innate immune system that can be found in large quantities in cancer tumors and affect cancer progression by regulating growth and invasiveness of cancer cells. There are two main phenotypes of macrophages denoted M1 and M2. READ MORE

  5. 5. Register studies of cancer in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Bo Attner; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer risk; epidemiology; incidence; comorbidity; survival; partner; health care costs; population-based register study;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to study different aspect of health care use and health care costs on a population based level for persons with cancer and their partners, and from an individual level to explore the impact of comorbidities in incidence and survival. In the beginning of the study all persons in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden diagnosed with colon, rectal, breast, prostate and lung cancer during the period 2000 to 2005 were identified via the Swedish Cancer Register. READ MORE