Search for dissertations about: "thesis on childhood cancer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on childhood cancer.

  1. 1. Genetic factors in childhood cancer. Associations between tumors in childhood and adulthood, and prevalence of germline TP53 mutations

    University dissertation from Department of Oncology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Susanne Magnusson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood cancer; hereditary factors; breast cancer; survival; hereditary breast and ovarian cancer; hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer; familial malignant melanoma; BRCA1; BRCA2; mismatch repair; CDKN2A; familial risk; multiple childhood tumors; Li-Fraumeni syndrome; TP53; adrenocortical carcinoma; choroid plexus tumors; rhabdomyosarcoma;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Varje år insjuknar omkring 300 barn i cancer. Förbättrade behandlingsmetoder under de senaste decennierna har lett till att mer än tre av fyra barn idag faktiskt botas från sin sjukdom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Somatic Genetic Variation in Children: from Mosaicism to Cancer

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anders Valind; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-12-15]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Somatic Mosaicism; Cancer; Tumor heterogeneity; Neuroblastoma; Wilms Tumor; Rhabdomyosarcoma; Aneuploidy;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns various aspects of somatic mosaicism and genetic intratumor heterogeneity in childhood cancer.In paper I, I show that aneuploidy in itself does not lead to the level of chromosomal instability that is typically seen in malignant cells. This finding strongly argues against the so called autocatalytic theory of carcinogenesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiological aspects on malignant diseases in childhood

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Ann Charlotte Dreifaldt; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childhood cancer; incidence rates; persistent organic pollutants; breast-feeding; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; Medicin; Medicine; Onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : The trends of malignant diseases in children aged 0 to 14 years, reported to the Swedish Cancer Registry 1960–1998 (n=9 298) were analyzed. The most common diagnoses were leukemia, 29.7%, tumors of the central nervous system (CNS), 27.6%, and lymphomas, 10. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life After Childhood Cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Eva Berg Doukkali; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childhood cancer;

    Abstract : Young people who have undergone treatment for childhood cancer have a high risk of developing chronic health problems that could have a potential strong impact on their lives. How a childhood cancer experience affects the lives of young survivors has only been studied to a limited extent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Childhood cancer and school

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Margareta af Sandeberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childhood cancer;

    Abstract : The school situation is one area identified as being affected during and after treatment for childhood cancer and only studied to a limited extent. A contributing factor to that school absence is not always recommended is uncertainty about whether it increases the risk of infection. READ MORE