Search for dissertations about: "radiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 492 swedish dissertations containing the word radiotherapy.

  1. 1. Surface guided radiotherapy

    Author : Malin Kügele; Lund Medicinsk strålningsfysik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; surface guided radiotherapy; DIBH; SGRT; radiotherapy; patient positioning; intra-fraction motion; surface imaging; treatment planning; SGRT; surface guided radiotherapy; intra-fraction motion; DIBH; patient positioning; treatment planning; surface imaging;

    Abstract : Modern radiotherapy aims to treat the decease while minimizing the radiation dose to the adjacent normal tissue, to minimize acute and late effects of the treatment. The foremost technological approaches have been intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) in combination with image guided radiotherapy (IGRT). READ MORE

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

    Author : Christian Jamtheim Gustafsson; Lund Medicinsk strålningsfysik; []
    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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  3. 3. Radiotherapy in Early Breast Cancer

    Author : Fredrika Killander; Bröstcancer-genetik; []
    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

    Author : Jenny Gårdling; Barns och familjers hälsa; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Calin Radu; Bengt Glimelius; Åke Berglund; Lars Påhlman; Ragnar Hultborn; Uppsala universitet; []
    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