Search for dissertations about: "prostate cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 465 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; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : 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 : 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. Trends in Prostate Cancer Mortality

    Author : Andri Wilberg Orrason; Pär Stattin; Alberto Briganti; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; mortality; survival; death certificate; adjudication; lifetime risk; diagnosis; life expectancy; Urologi; Urology; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Cancer Epidemiology; Cancerepidemiologi;

    Abstract : In the early 20th century, cancer of the prostate was considered a rare and deadly disease with little to no possibility of cure. Since then, prostate cancer management has improved substantially with earlier detection, hormonal therapy, surgery and radiotherapy of the prostate. READ MORE

  4. 4. MRI in prostate cancer : implications for target volume

    Author : Ulrika Björeland; Camilla Thellenberg-Karlsson; Tufve Nyholm; Joakim Jonsson; Lars Beckman; Taran Paulsen Hellebust; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MRI; imaging; prostate; radiotherapy; target detection; radiofysik; radiation physics;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer among men, with 10 000 new cases per year in Sweden [1]. To diagnose PCa, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to identify and classify the disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Therapeutic potential of miR-379 in prostate cancer

    Author : James Cassidy; Avdelningen för translationell cancerforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; therapy; Prostate cancer; microRNAs;

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