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This article discusses in-depth interviews of 12 persons, who had been diagnosed for cancer from 6 months to 3 years earlier, concerning what it is like to live with the diagnosis of cancer. The persons interviewed were aged 43-70 years, and 11 of the 12 had received successful radical treatment; one patient was treated for symptoms, but with an uncertain(More)
In the last twenty years, the scientific world has paid particular care towards the problems that involve the environment. Accordingly, several researches were developed to describe phenomena that take place during both wet and dry periods and to increase the knowledge in this field. In particular, attention was addressed towards the problems linked with(More)
People diagnosed with cancer often state that they are left to their own resources after receiving their diagnosis and possibly receiving treatment at a hospital. In all likelihood, most of those afflicted with cancer will require follow-up care. The Norwegian Cancer Plan of 1997 proposed that more should be done for people afflicted with cancer. With these(More)
As general practitioners in one of Norways largest fish farming regions, we carried out a prospective study of 12 vaccinators of salmon in order to determine the frequency of self-injection, and the subsequent clinical reactions. The study was carried out in close cooperation with the local responsible veterinarian. We recorded 2,430,615 vaccinations of(More)
As Oslo Vann og Avløpsetaten (VAV, meaning Water and Sewage Department) looks into the future, it is faced with a quandary-to replace old pipelines or to continue maintaining them. The primary goal is to improve the level of service. The secondary goals are to rejuvenate the system and stem the decline in capital value. In 1991-2006, the Operation and(More)
Water quality changes during transport in distribution networks are gaining increasing awareness. Several recent incidents for water contamination originate in the network, but most likely the contamination incidents happening in the network are left unknown. In general, water supply networks are left unprotected to contamination, since the final hygienic(More)
Cancer is one of the most serious and widespread diseases known. Statistics show that of about 4 million Norwegians, every third person will be afflicted by some form of cancer during one's lifetime. Around 20,000 Norwegians receive this diagnosis yearly. People who have cancer often indicate that they feel neglected after they have received the diagnosis(More)
Sewer and wastewater systems suffer from insufficient capacity, construction flaws and pipe deterioration. Consequences are structural failures, local floods, surface erosion and pollution of receiving waters bodies. European cities spend in the order of five billion Euro per year for wastewater network rehabilitation. This amount is estimated to increase(More)