Search for dissertations about: "prostate"

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  1. 1. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1995]
    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

  2. 2. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies of risk factors

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; epidemiology; SNP; BRCA2; male breast cancer; inflammation; BPH; P53; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi 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

  3. 3. Tactile sensing of prostate cancer a resonance sensor method evaluated using human prostate tissue in vitro

    University dissertation from Umeå : Tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Ville Jalkanen; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; tactile resonance sensor; prostate tissue; prostate cancer; stiffness; density; elastic; variations; tissue histology; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Medical engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Medicinsk teknik;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is the most frequent type of cancer in men in Europe and the USA. The methods presently used to detect and diagnose prostate cancer are inexact, and new techniques are needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prostate Cancer Diagnosis experimental and Clinical Studies With HRMAS NMR Spectroscopy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Stenman; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; PCa; HRMAS NMR; MRSI; metabolomics; Gleason score; citrate; inositol; choline; Krebs cycle; PUFA; omega-6; omega-3; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Radiological research Diagnostic radiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Radiologisk forskning Diagnostisk radiologi; Radiology; radiologi;

    Abstract : A few abnormal cells found in a small piece of prostate tissue are most consequential for a man’s future. The prevalence of prostate cancer (PCa) is increasing globally. READ MORE

  5. 5. Localized Prostate Cancer Results From a Randomized Clinical Trial

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Bill-Axelson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; prostate cancer; localized; randomized; biopsies; interviews; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The aims of the thesis were to• explore whether radical prostatectomy is beneficial compared with watchful waiting in survival and disease progression• find possible effect modifiers• evaluate a protocol of multiple biopsies and investigate if men with previous benign prostate biopsies are a group at risk for later prostate cancer• inquire into patients’ and clinicians’ experiences of randomization in order to find out what made this study possible to conduct, and thereby contribute to improve randomization in the futureThe background material was a large randomized clinical trial, the Scandinavian Prostatic Cancer Group Study Number 4, or SPCG-4, which was open for inclusion from February 1989 through December 1999. It comprised 695 men in Sweden, Finland and Iceland who had localized prostate cancer and were randomized to either radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting. READ MORE