Search for dissertations about: "thesis for chemotherapy"

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  1. 1. Risks in the chemotherapy process and possibilities for improvement

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : AnnSofie Fyhr; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Medication errors; Cytotoxic drugs; Chemotherapy; Health care; Risk management; Improvements;

    Abstract : Medications are of considerable help if healthcare providers are able to administer them to patients safely and appropriately. The medication use process is complex and a team of professionals – doctors, nurses, and pharmacists – work together with the patient for optimal treatment effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. Preclinical Studies for Cryoprevention of Oral Mucositis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : BrandFactory

    Author : Java Walladbegi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Animal model; Chemotherapy; Cryotherapy; Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; Ice chips; Intraoral cooling device; Microcirculation; Randomized controlled trial; Tissue-engineered oral mucosa; Tissue oxygen saturation; Tolerability;

    Abstract : Oral mucositis (OM) is a debilitating adverse effect, with a prevalence of up to 80% in patients with cancer who are conditioned with high-dose chemotherapy prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In its mildest form, OM is characterized by erythema. However, as it worsens, it can give rise to painful ulcerations in the oral mucosa. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality of life and psychological reactions in women on first line chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer - Correlations to tumour response and predictive factors

    University dissertation from Göteborg : BrandFactory

    Author : Helene Svensson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; Recurrence; Health-related quality of life; EORTC QLQ-C30; Metastatic breast cancer; Prognostic factors; Chemotherapy; Toxicity; SNP; Psychological reactions;

    Abstract : Background: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important endpoint in clinical trials and as an aspect that must be considered in the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer. Treatment efficacy and toxicity are important factors for HRQoL, so it is imperative to study the effects of oncological treatment in terms of HRQoL. READ MORE

  4. 4. Late effects on hearing and balance after treatment for childhood cancer

    University dissertation from Otorhinolaryngology, Clinical Sciences

    Author : Einar-Jon Einarsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood cancer; Chemotherapy; Late effects; Hearing; Word Recogniton; Postural Control; Oculomotor Control; Subjective horizontal and vertical; Visual dependence; Self-reported disability and handicap.;

    Abstract : During the last several decades, improvements in diagnostic skills and in the treatment of children with cancer have substantially increased the number of long term survivors of childhood cancer. Treatment of children with cytostatic drugs is known to create a range of late adverse effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Liver Resection for Colorectal Cancer Metastases. Prognostic Factors and Interventions Affecting Outcome

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : LIDEWIJ SPELT; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; artificial neural networks; chemotherapy; colorectal cancer; liver metastasis; liver resection; portal vein embolisation; prognostic factors; survival analysis;

    Abstract : Background: With a yearly incidence of 56 per 100,000 inhabitants, colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignancies in the Western world, representing the third leading cause of cancer-related mortality. Within three years after the diagnosis of CRC, 29% of patients will have developed liver metastases. READ MORE