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  1. 1. Breast cancer screening in an urban, Swedish population Aspects of non-attendance, interval cancers and over-diagnosis

    Detta är en avhandling från Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Författare :Sophia Zackrisson; [2006]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologi; mammography; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Public health; non-attenders; socio-economic factors; lead time; interval cancer; over-diagnosis; service screening; breast cancer screening;

    Sammanfattning : Service screening with mammography was implemented in Sweden in the late 80's, following the results from trials in Sweden and abroad. A high rate of attendance, a high diagnostic accuracy and treatment in accordance with established guidelines are key circumstances for an effective screening programme. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Cutaneous malignant melanoma : aspects on prevention

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology-Pathology

    Författare :Mia Bergenmar; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Melanoma; Early detection; Prevention; Information; Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome; Knowledge; UV-exposure;

    Sammanfattning : The general aims of the present thesis were to delineate factors of importance for prevention of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM). Three samples of patients with CMM, one sample of patients with dysplastic nevus syndrome (DNS) and a sample from the general population were studied. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Optimization of compliance in epidemiologic research and disease prevention : With special emphasis on PAP-smear screening

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Författare :Sonja Eaker; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate factors affecting attendance in screening for cervical cancer, and to evaluate various measures aimed at increasing compliance to self-administered postal questionnaires and screening for cervical cancer. A population-based randomized controlled trial including 2000 men and women aged 20-79 years and living in Sweden was conducted to investigate compliance to postal questionnaires. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Factors affecting attendance at population-based mammography screening

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Författare :Magdalena Lagerlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the studies described in this thesis was to explore factors affecting attendance at outreach mammography screening, and to assess possible associations between socioeconomic factors and breast cancer survival. The relation of non-attendance at mammography screening to sociodemographic factors, indicators of general health behavior, self-rated health, experience of cancer in others, and own cancer or breast problems was studied in a case-control study with 434 non-attenders and 515 attenders identified in a population-based mammography register in the county of Uppsala (Paper I). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Interval cancers, positive predictive value for malignance and other early quality indicators in mammographic screening for breast cancer

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Bedrich Vitak; Ingvar Andersson; [1998]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mammography; Breast neoplasm; Breast cancer screening; Interval breast cancer; Metastasis; Mortality; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : The study was designed to evaluate early quality indicators in screening for breast cancer. lt comprised, (i) investigations of compliance, recall, referral, cancer detection, and interval cancer rates in the Östergötland screening programme of women aged 40-74 years; (ii) evaluation of the three-stage diagnostic procedure for pre-operative assessment of women with suspicious mammographic findings; (iii) comprehensive analysis of all invasive interval cancers detected; and (iv) investigation into how to reduce the number of interval cancers without a concomitant increase in false positives. LÄS MER