Search for dissertations about: "prognostic value"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 276 swedish dissertations containing the words prognostic value.

  1. 1. Prognostic markers in prostate cancer studies of a watchful waiting cohort with long follow up

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Andreas Josefsson; Anders Bergh; Pernilla Wikström; Pär Stattin; Anders Bjartell; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Immunohistochemistry; Prognostic markers; biomarkers; Survival analysis; human; pathology; watchful waiting; tissue micro array; Endoglin; von willebrandt factor; ki67; ki-67; hyaluronan; patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : Background: Prostate Cancer (PC) is a common and highly variable disease. Using current diagnostic methods, the prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test and histological grading of prostate tissue needle biopsies, it is often difficult to evaluate whether the patient has a PC that requires active treatment or not. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Prognostic and Treatment Predictive Value of Proliferation and TIMP-1 in Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Oncology, Lund

    Author : Marie Klintman; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; predictive marker; resistance; prognostic factor; proliferation; prospective; TIMP-1; Ki67; S-phase; MAI; PPH3; cyclin B1; cyclin A; node-negative; validation;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most common tumour form and the second leading cause of death in solid tumours in women in the Western world. Despite improvements in the treatment, a considerable number of patients will relapse and die from their breast cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cancer of the Colon and Rectum Prognostic Factors and Early Detection

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrik Wallin; Helgi Birgisson; Niels Qvist; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer screening predictive markers prognostic markers;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common causes of death from malignant disease. Nevertheless, no ideal screening method exists and there is a lack of prognostic and predictive factors to support clinical decisions and to aid the development of a more individualized treatment for patients with CRC. READ MORE

  4. 4. Natural history and prognostic factors in localized prostate cancer

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ove Andrén; Jan-Erik Johansson; Ola Bratt; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate Cancer; Natural History; Ki-67; Survival; Prognostic factor; Tumor grade; TUR-P; Incidental; Tumor volume; MUC-1; AMACR; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery esp. Urology Specific; Kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : The natural history of localized prostate cancer is not fully understood. In most patients the tumor will never progress to a lethal disease, while a subset of patients will ultimately die of the disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia population based studies of familial aggregation and prognostic factors

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lena Brandefors; Beatrice S. Melin; Ola Landgren; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia; lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma; monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance; Swedish Lymphoma Registry; incidence; overall survival; prognostic factors; familial Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia; hyperphosphorylated paratarg 7;

    Abstract : BackgroundWaldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia (WM) is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder with a world-wide incidence of 3-4 patients per million persons per year. In Sweden, the incidence was about three times higher, and approximately 100 patients per year are reported to the Swedish Lymphoma Registry (SLR). READ MORE