Sökning: "Radiotherapy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 419 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Radiotherapy.

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

    Författare :Christian Jamtheim Gustafsson; Lund Medicinsk strålningsfysik; []
    Nyckelord :Prostate Cancer; Radiotherapy; MRI; MRI-only; MRI-only radiotherapy; Fiducial marker; Radiotherapy treatment;

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  2. 2. Radiotherapy in Early Breast Cancer

    Författare :Fredrika Killander; Bröstca-genetik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pentoxifylline; cyclophosphamide; tamoxifen; side effects; randomised trial; Breast cancer; radiotherapy;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Jenny Gårdling; Barns och familjers hälsa; []
    Nyckelord :Radiotherapy; Children; Parents; Radiotherapy nurses; Information; Preparation; Anxiety; General Anaesthesia;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Optimising Radiotherapy in Rectal Cancer Patients

    Författare :Calin Radu; Bengt Glimelius; Åke Berglund; Lars Påhlman; Ragnar Hultborn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal cancer; locally advanced; radiotherapy; FDG-PET; peripheral boost; protons; quality-of-life; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Verification of dose calculations in radiotherapy

    Författare :Tufve Nyholm; Mikael Karlsson; Ben Mijnheer; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; radiotherapy; dose calculation; quality control; pencil kernel; Radiological physics; Radiofysik;

    Sammanfattning : External radiotherapy is a common treatment technique for cancer. It has been shown that radiation therapy is a both clinically and economically effective treatment for many types of cancer, even though the equipment is expensive. The technology is in constant evolution and more and more sophisticated and complex techniques are introduced. LÄS MER