Ida Dalene Skarping

affiliated with the university, PhD-student

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cancer and Oncology

Research

My research focuses on neoadjuvant treatment for breast cancer patients. An increasing number of patients are receiving neoadjuvant treatment, e g chemotherapy before cancer surgery in contrast to treatment after surgery. We aim to monitor these patients before, during and after chemotherapy and analyze pathological and radiological response to chemotherapy. Radiologically we are analyzing mammographic density changes during chemotherapy, changes in tumor size measured by ultrasound, mammography and tomosynthesis and the response of lymph nodes in the axilla. Our goal is to increase knowledge of neoadjuvant treated tumors’ response to chemotherapy and gain further knowledge about prognostic and predictive factors. 

Recent research outputs

Emma von Wowern, Andersson, J., Ida Dalene Skarping, Howie, M. T. & Olofsson, P., 2017, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 30, 19, p. 2309-2314 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ida Skarping, Brand, J. S., Hall, P. & Signe Borgquist, 2015, In : BMC Cancer. 15, 1, 435.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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