Search for dissertations about: "radiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 383 swedish dissertations containing the word radiotherapy.

  1. 1. MRI-Only Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer. Development and Evaluation of Methods to Assess Fiducial Marker Detection, Geometric Accuracy and Dosimetric Integrity

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Christian Jamtheim Gustafsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate Cancer; Radiotherapy; MRI; MRI-only; MRI-only radiotherapy; Fiducial marker; Radiotherapy treatment;

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  2. 2. Dosimetric effects of breathing motion in radiotherapy

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Science, Department of Medical Radiation Physics

    Author : Anneli Edvardsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-09]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; radiotherapy; breathing motion; DIBH; interplay effects; VMAT; proton therapy; breast cancer; Hodgkin’s lymphoma; liver; dosimetry; treatment planning; medical physics;

    Abstract : The goal of radiotherapy is to deliver a homogeneous high dose of radiation to a tumour while minimising the dose to the surrounding healthy tissue. To achieve this, increasingly advanced treatment techniques, such as volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) and proton therapy, have been developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Radiotherapy in Early Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Fredrika Killander; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pentoxifylline; cyclophosphamide; tamoxifen; side effects; randomised trial; Breast cancer; radiotherapy;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy (RT) after mastectomy has been part of the treatment for early breast cancer since the 1940s. The treatment reduces the risk of loco-regional recurrences, but implies risk of late side effects that can begin decades after RT. READ MORE

  4. 4. When children undergo radiotherapy. Exploring care, developing and testing preparation procedures

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jenny Gårdling; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Radiotherapy; Children; Parents; Radiotherapy nurses; Information; Preparation; Anxiety; General Anaesthesia;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy (RT) is a repetitive treatment divided into daily fractions, scheduled five days a week from one up to several weeks depending upon the child’s diagnosis. Although RT is painless and non-invasive, children experience anxiety. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimising Radiotherapy in Rectal Cancer Patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Calin Radu; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal cancer; locally advanced; radiotherapy; FDG-PET; peripheral boost; protons; quality-of-life; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : Rectal cancer is the eight most common cancer diagnosis in Sweden in both men and women, with almost 2000 new cases per year. Radiotherapy, which is an important treatment modality for rectal cancer, has evolved during the past decades. READ MORE