Search for dissertations about: "prostate cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 392 swedish dissertations containing the words prostate cancer.

  1. 1. Prostate cancer : epidemiological studies of risk factors

    Author : Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson; Beatrice Malmer; Henrik Grönberg; Anders Bergh; Peter Iversen; Jan-Erik Damber; Gunnar Aus; Umeå universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SNP; BRCA2; male breast cancer; inflammation; BPH; P53; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : In spite of the fact that prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in both Sweden and many other countries in the developed world, little is known of risk factors and predisposing conditions. The only well recognized risk factors are age, race and familial aggregation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prostate cancer : epidemiological studies

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Per Lenner; Peter Iversen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Epidemiology; Incidence; Age; Survival; Mortality; Familyhistory; Genetic factors; Body Mass Index; Diet;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is a large and increasing medical problem both in Sweden and in the rest of the developed world, with about 300.000 new cases diagnosed world wide annually. Despite the high incidence of this disease, little is known about the aetiology of prostate cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mismatch Repair Deficient Cancer Diagnostic Aspects in Colorectal Cancer and the Role of Urological Cancer in Lynch Syndrome

    Author : Patrick Joost; Bröstcancer-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mismatch repair; Lynch syndrome; immunohistochemistry; microsatellite instability; heterogeneity; cumulative incidence; colorectal cancer; urothelial cancer; prostate cancer; renal cell cancer;

    Abstract : Mismatch repair (MMR) deficiency is carcinogenic and can either have somatic/sporadic causes (i.e. epigenetic silencing or somatic inactivation) or hereditary causes (Lynch syndrome due to a germline mutation in one of the MMR genes ¬- MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2). READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic variation and prostate cancer : population-based association studies in Sweden

    Author : Sara Lindström; Henrik Grönberg; Fredrik Wiklund; John Todd; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SRD5A2; ERG; progression; genetics; association studies; polymorphism; haplotype; CDH1; AR; CYP17; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer constitutes the most common malignancy and the most common cause of cancer‐related death in Swedish men. A large body of evidence suggests that inherited genetic variants contribute to both development and progression of prostate cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prostate cancer and inflammatory genes

    Author : Fredrik Lindmark; Henrik Grönberg; William G Nelson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; inflammation; association studies; epidemiology; MSR1; MIC-1; IL1-RN; Oncology; Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer remains a significant health concern for men throughout the world. Accumulating epidemiologic and molecular evidence suggests that inflammation is an important component in the aetiology of prostate cancer. READ MORE