Search for dissertations about: "mammographic density"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words mammographic density.

  1. 1. Mammographic density and breast cancer phenotypes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Louise Eriksson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Mammographic density is one of the strongest risk factors for breast cancer and has been thoroughly studied as such. Extensive mammographic density also decreases screening sensitivity, thereby increasing the risk of interval cancers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mammographic breast density and postmenopausal hormone therapy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Eva Lundström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mammographic breast density; mammography; menopause; hormone therapy; tibolone; low dose intrauterine progestogen; Syndecan-1.;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most frequent malignancy among women in the western world. More than one million women are estimated to be diagnosed with the disease every year. The breast is a target organ for sex steroids and hormonal treatments have been found to increase the risk for breast cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants of breast cancer risk : focusing on mammographic density

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Thang Trinh; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most common cancer and also one of the leading causes of cancer death among women worldwide. Since most known factors associated with breast cancer risk are difficult to influence, the potential of lifestyle factors, which are modifiable, in breast cancer prevention has recently been emphasised. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mammographic density in relation to breast cancer Tumor characteristics, mode of detection, and density assessments

    University dissertation from Medical Radiology Unit

    Author : Hanna Sartor; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Mammographic density reflects the composition of the breast tissue and can be measured by different methods. Mammography has a lower sensitivity in women with dense breasts, and women with dense breasts have a higher incidence of breast cancer than do women with non–dense breasts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of Endogenous and Exogenous Hormones on the Female Breast With Special Reference to the Expression of Proteoglycans

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Hallberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breast tissue; proteoglycans; mammographic density; oral contraceptives; androgen receptor; proliferation; apoptosis; extracellular matrix; premenopausal; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the effects of endogenous and exogenous hormones and mammographic breast density (BD) on cellular markers in non-cancerous female breast tissue. Women on the waiting list for breast reduction plastic surgery were recruited (n = 79), and randomized to 2 months of hormone therapy or no therapy before surgery. READ MORE