You are here:

PhD and Master's Theses

Dissertations by students connected to CIRRO

PhD degree

  1. Noe, KØ. Deformable Image Registration for Use in Radiotherapy. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Science, Aarhus University. Defended October 1, 2009.
  2. Sørensen, BS. Influence of tumour microenvironmental factors on endogenous markers of hypoxia. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended November 6, 2009.
  3. Søndergaard, J. Intensity-modulated image guided radiotherapy of bladder cancer: Clinical implementation and early outcome. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended April 1, 2011.
  4. Nawroth, I. Intervention of radiation-induced skin fibrosis by RNA interference.  PhD Thesis, Faculty of Science, Aarhus University. Defended May 19, 2011.
  5. Wiechec, E. Characterization of new breast cancer susceptibility genes with impact on prognosis and design of novel anticancer therapies. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended May 28, 2010.
  6. Wojdacz, TK. Methylation Sensitive High Resolution Melting (MS-HRM) - development and application in cancer research and diagnostics. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended June 4, 2010.
  7. Lassen, P. The role of Human papillomavirus in head and neck cancer and the impact on radiotherapy outcome. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended June 18 2010.
  8. Wright, P. Development and modelling of image-guided adaptive radiotherapy strategies for bladder cancer. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended October 26, 2010.
  9. Christensen, B. Postmastectomy breast reconstruction. Evaluation of factors influencing early and long-term outcome. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended June 14, 2011.
  10. Elstrøm, UV. Image-guided adaptive radiotherapy of head and neck cancer. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended June 17, 2011.
  11. Toustrup, K. Development of a hypoxia targeted gene expression classifier in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended August 18, 2011.
  12. Hansen, AE. Molecular Imaging Using Cu-ATSM and FDG in Solid Canine Tumors - Evaluation of Tumor Hypoxia. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Life Sciences, Copenhagen University. Defended August 29, 2011.
  13. D’Andrea, F. Intrinsic radiation resistance of mesenchymal cancer stem cells and implications for treatment response in a murine sarcoma model. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended December 13, 2011.
  14. Hoff, CM. Importance of hemoglobin concentration and its modification for the outcome of head and neck cancer patients treated with radiotherapy.  Defended April 16, 2012.
  15. Bertelsen, A. Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT®) - advantages and disadvantages. PhD Thesis, University of Southern Denmark. Defended June 1, 2012.
  16. Nielsen, MB. Role of extensive surgery with or without interstitial brachytherapy in advanced primary or locally recurrent rectal cancer. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended June 15 2012.
  17. Herrmann, R. Investigation of dosimetric and radiobiological models for particle therapy. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended July 2, 2012.
  18. Mortensen, LS. 4D biological imaging of hypoxia in human tumours. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. Defended November 8, 2012.
  19. Nielsen, TB. Organ Motion – 4D imaging and treatment. PhD Thesis. University of Southern Denmark. Defended December 21, 2012.
  20. Gottlieb, KL. Investigation of respiration induced intra- and inter-fractional tumour motion using a standard Cone Beam CT. PhD Thesis. University of Southern Denmark. 2012.
  21. Due, AK. Recurrence location after definitive (chemo)radiation therapy for head and neck squamos cell carcinoma in relation to clinical target volumes and (18F)-FDG uptake. PhD Thesis. Copenhagen University. Defended 2012.
  22. Havelund, BM. Hypoxia and hypoxia-related biomarkers in rectal cancer. PhD Thesis, University of Southern Denmark, 2012.
  23. Ottosson, R. Monte Carlo based treatment plans for radiotherapy: Evaluation and optimization of modern treatment planning and treatment techniques. PhD Thesis, Danish Technical University. Defended 2012.
  24. Skyt, PS. Three-dimensional optical bases dosimetry: Characterization and application. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended March 6, 2013.
  25. Thor, M. Prediction of adverse effects in pelvic radiotherapy incorporating normal tissue position and biology patterns. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended May 15, 2013.
  26. Thörnqvist, S. Robust treatment planning to account for variations in target position and function for RT of locally advanced prostate cancer. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended May 16, 2013.
  27. Lønbro, S. Resistance training and dietary supplements as intervention for regaining muscle mass following radiotherapy in head and neck cancer patients. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended August 15, 2013.
  28. Kaiser F-J. Novel dosimetry methods in heavy charged particle beams. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended August 20, 2013.
  29. Bøje, CR. The importance of comorbidity for the outcome of radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. PhD Thesis, Health, Aarhus University. Defended August 22, 2013
  30. Dieperink, K. Rehabilitation in Prostate Cancer Care. PhD Thesis. University of Southern Denmark. Defended August 27, 2013.
  31. Emmertsen, K. Influence of neoadjuvant radiotherapy on bowel, urinary, and sexual function after treatment for rectal cancer. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended September 6, 2013.
  32. Bjerre, T. Automated Image-Based Procedures for Adaptive Radiotherapy. PhD Thesis. Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Technical University of Denmark. Defended 2013.
  33. Kallehauge, J. Functional Imaging for Individualized Adaptive Radiotherapy in Locally Ad-vanced Cervical Cancer. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended October 18, 2013.
  34. Mortensen, HR. Reduction of dysphagia-related morbidity in head and neck radiotherapy. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended November 19, 2013.
  35. Tramm, T. Gene expression analysis on RNA extracted from archival paraffin-embedded tissue from a cohort of breast cancers. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University.  Defended July 2014.
  36. Kertzscher, G. Real-time radiation dosimetry for improved patient safety in brachy therapy. PhD Thesis. DTU Nutech, Technical University of Denmark. Defended 2013.
  37. Schytte, T. Local control and toxicity in NSCLC patients treated with definitive radiotherapy. PhD Thesis. University of Southern Denmark. Defended December 13, 2013.
  38. Sveistrup, J: Toxicity and quality of life after IG-IMRT for prostate cancer. PhD Thesis. Copenhagen University. Defended 2013.
  39. Worm, E. Image based motion monitoring during stereotactic body radiotherapy at a conventional linear accelerator. PhD Thesis. Health, Aarhus University. Defended February 27, 2014.
  40. Serup-Hansen, E. Tumourmarkers and the predictive value of MRI and PET-CT scans in con-comitant chemoradiotherapy of anal cancer. PhD Thesis. University of Copenhagen. Defended March 7, 2014.
  41. Appelt, A. Bioeffect modelling of clinical outcomes after radiation therapy for individualization of treatment effect estimation and risk prediction. University of Southern Denmark. Defended March 19, 2014.
  42. Lorenzen, E.: Risk of heart disease in modern breat cancer radiotherapy. University of Southern Denmark. Project completed March 2014.
  43. Mohammed, S. Image guided radiotherapy in cervical cancer. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended June 13, 2014.
  44. Korsager, AS. Image registration and image segmentation for image-guided radiotherapy of prostate cancer. PhD Thesis. Aalborg University, Denmark. Defended June 25, 2014.
  45. Petersen, SE. Morbidity in patients with prostate cancer treated with radiation therapy. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended August 21, 2014.
  46. Ravkilde, T. Dynamic multileaf collimator tracking and dose delivery for moving targets in radiotherapy. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended October 10, 2014.
  47. Møller, S. Advanced PET- and MR-imaging in re-irradiation of high-grade glioma. PhD Thesis. University of Copenhaven. Defended October 28, 2014.
  48. Grantzau, T. Second primary cancers after adjuvant radiotherapy in early breast cancer patients. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended October 30, 2014.
  49. Hansen, DC. Improving Ion Computed Tomography. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended November 27, 2014.
  50. Haack, S. Diffusion weighted MRI for radiotherapy planning. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended February 27, 2015.
  51. Thorsen, LBJ. Impact of adjuvant radiotherapy to the internal mammary lymph nodes in the treatment of early lymph node metastasizing breast cancer. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended March 25, 2015.
  52. Rønjom, M. Radiation-induced hypothyroidism after treatment of head-and-neck cancer. PhD Thesis. University of Southern Denmark. Defended May 27, 2015.
  53. Vestergaard, A. On-line adaptive radiotherapy for urinary bladder cancer to account for anatomical changes. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended September 11, 2015.
  54. Metwally, MH. Nimorazole as hypoxic radiosensitizer in radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. PhD thesis. Aarhus University. Defended October 9, 2015.
  55. Farr, KP. Perfusion SPECT imaging and radiotherapy-induced injury in the lung after curative radiotherapy for NSCLC. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended November 18, 2015.
  56. Winther, M. Hypoxia and microRNAs as biomarkers in gastroesophageal cancer. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended February 24, 2016.
  57. Sander, L. Long-term follow-up after modern radical prostate cancer radiotherapy - exploring the use of MRI delineation and a NI-TI stent as fiducial marker. PhD Thesis. Aalborg University. Defended April 4, 2016.
  58. Pagh, AN. Importance of follow-up after treatment for head and neck cancer. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended June 9, 2016.
  59. Lyngholm, CD. Breast conserving therapy (BCT) cosmetic outcome and longterm adverse reactions in the DBCG 89-protocol. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended June 24, 2016.
  60. Schmidt, ML. Characterization of target motion during radiotherapy of lung cancer. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended August 25, 2016.
  61. Nielsen, MS. Correction of motion effects in free breathing thoracic CT and PET imaging for radiotherapy. PhD Thesis. Aalborg University. Defended November 23, 2016.
  62. Thing, RS. Dose calculation based on Cone Beam CT images. PhD Thesis. University of Southern Denmark. Defended December 9, 2016.
  63. Laurberg, T. Impact of age and intrinsic subtype on the long-term failure pattern in low-risk breast cancer. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended May 30, 2017.
  64. Fode, MM. Optimization of stereotactic body radiation therapy for metastases. PhD Thesis. Aarhus University. Defended June 28, 2017.

 

 

Masters degree

 

  1. Kofoed, T. Image quality of 4DCT scans. Master's Thesis, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. May 2009.
  2. Petersen, KM. Field Map Guided Registration for Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Master's Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, May 2012.
  3. Østergaard, MA. Non-inversive imaging of tumour microenvironment using co-registred MRI and PET imaging in tumour models. Master’s Thesis. Biomedical Engineering, University of Aarhus, October 2011.