Shoji Natsugoe

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Affiliation: Kagoshima University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymph node micrometastasis in gastrointestinal tract cancer--a clinical aspect
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:752-61. 2013
  2. pmc Multicenter, phase II clinical trial of cancer vaccination for advanced esophageal cancer with three peptides derived from novel cancer-testis antigens
    Koji Kono
    First Department of Surgery, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi, Japan
    J Transl Med 10:141. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical implications of DLL4 expression in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 32:46. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and outcome after esophagectomy with three-field lymphadenectomy in esophageal cancer
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:341-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Smad4 and transforming growth factor beta1 expression in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 8:1838-42. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple primary carcinomas with esophageal squamous cell cancer: clinicopathologic outcome
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, 890 8520 Kagoshima, Japan
    World J Surg 29:46-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term survivors of advanced esophageal cancer without surgical treatment: a multicenter questionnaire survey in Kyushu, Japan
    S Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 16:239-42. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Initial metastatic, including micrometastatic, sites of lymph nodes in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 89:6-11. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Snail plays a key role in E-cadherin-preserved esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Oncol Rep 17:517-23. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of salvage surgery for recurrence of esophageal squamous cell cancer
    S Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:544-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Lymph node micrometastasis in gastrointestinal tract cancer--a clinical aspect
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:752-61. 2013
    ..Accurate diagnosis of LNM would clarify issues of curability and safety when performing such treatments. In the near future, individualized lymphadenectomy will develop based on the establishment of rapid, accurate diagnosis of LNM...
  2. pmc Multicenter, phase II clinical trial of cancer vaccination for advanced esophageal cancer with three peptides derived from novel cancer-testis antigens
    Koji Kono
    First Department of Surgery, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi, Japan
    J Transl Med 10:141. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Clinical implications of DLL4 expression in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 32:46. 2013
    ..Delta-like ligand 4 (DLL4)-Notch signaling plays a key role in tumor neovascular development and angiogenesis during tumor growth. The clinical significance of DLL4 expression in gastric cancer has not been clarified...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and outcome after esophagectomy with three-field lymphadenectomy in esophageal cancer
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:341-6. 2010
    ..Esophagectomy with three-field lymphadenectomy has been performed for esophageal cancer. Detailed analysis of cause of death and mode of recurrence is required to determine the need for further adjuvant therapy and follow-up...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smad4 and transforming growth factor beta1 expression in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 8:1838-42. 2002
    ..The present study analyzed the expression and clinicopathological significance of Smad4 and TGF-beta1 in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple primary carcinomas with esophageal squamous cell cancer: clinicopathologic outcome
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, 890 8520 Kagoshima, Japan
    World J Surg 29:46-9. 2005
    ..0005). Meticulous follow-up after treatment of a first cancer should be required to detect other early-stage carcinomas...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term survivors of advanced esophageal cancer without surgical treatment: a multicenter questionnaire survey in Kyushu, Japan
    S Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 16:239-42. 2003
    ..To improve the prognosis of patients with advanced esophageal cancer who, for various causes, cannot undergo surgical treatment, a new protocol for adjuvant therapy is required...
  8. ncbi request reprint Initial metastatic, including micrometastatic, sites of lymph nodes in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 89:6-11. 2005
    ..It is important to identify the initial lymph node metastasis when performing less invasive surgery. The purpose of the present study was to analyze locations of solitary lymph node metastasis and micrometastasis in esophageal carcinoma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Snail plays a key role in E-cadherin-preserved esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Oncol Rep 17:517-23. 2007
    ..035). Snail appears to play a key role in preserved E-cadherin expression. Further studies on other molecules in the pathways related to reduced E-cadherin expression in ESCC from the view-point of EMT are necessary...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of salvage surgery for recurrence of esophageal squamous cell cancer
    S Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:544-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to analyse the mode of recurrence, and evaluate the role of surgical salvage treatment in recurrence of ESCC...
  11. ncbi request reprint Biologic and imaging diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in esophageal carcinoma
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 81:25-32. 2002
    ..We prospectively evaluated lymph node metastasis diagnosed by biologic and imaging means in patients with esophageal carcinoma...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in patients with submucosal esophageal cancer
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:631-5. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of free cancer cells in pleural lavage fluid from esophageal cancer patients
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 12:771-5. 2003
    ..Although disease recurred in almost all patients exhibiting CEA-mRNA expression, due to the relatively small sample in the present study the clinical significance must be investigated further in a larger number of patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow micrometastasis detected by RT-PCR in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shoji Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Oncol Rep 10:1879-83. 2003
    ..0% and 47.3%, respectively. Recurrence and survival rates were poorer in patients with RT-PCR positivity, although the differences were not significant. A larger study is required to clarify the clinical impact of BMM...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of recurrent laryngeal nerve with involvement by metastatic node in esophageal cancer
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1886-9. 2005
    ..We evaluated recurrent laryngeal nerve reconstruction in patients with lymph node metastasis infiltrating the recurrent laryngeal nerve...
  16. doi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor-C and -D expression correlates with lymph node micrometastasis in pN0 early gastric cancer
    Takaaki Arigami
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 99:148-53. 2009
    ..The present study investigates the expression of VEGF-C and -D in early gastric cancer and analyzes its relationship to lymph node micrometastasis determined by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)...
  17. doi request reprint Expression of receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) is related to prognosis in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Taro Tateno
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:440-6. 2009
    ..Evaluation of the expression of RAGE could be useful for determining the tumor properties, including those associated with prognosis, in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma...
  18. doi request reprint Assessment of sentinel node concept in esophageal cancer based on lymph node micrometastasis
    Takahiko Hagihara
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Field of Oncology, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3031-7. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Salvage gastrectomy following a combination of biweekly paclitaxel and S-1 for stage IV gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Digestive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1370-5. 2008
    ..We investigated the clinical benefits of salvage gastrectomy for stage IV gastric cancer patients whose distant lesions showed complete response after chemotherapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Improvement in radiosensitivity using small interfering RNA targeting p53R2 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Naoya Yokomakura
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Oncol Rep 18:561-7. 2007
    ..This protocol could potentially improve the efficacy of radiation therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Radiation therapy leading to complete response of residual lymph node metastasis in advanced gastric cancer]
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Dept of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:2105-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, our case suggests that postoperative radiation therapy can be a useful tool for treatment of residual lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Clinical efficacy of biweekly paclitaxel and S-1 regimen for 14 gastric cancer patients with liver metastases]
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 34:569-72. 2007
    ..Histological exploration revealed disappearance of liver metastases. In conclusion, biweekly paclitaxel+S-1 regimen was one of the promising therapies for advanced gastric cancer patients with liver metastases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Strong Smad4 expression correlates with poor prognosis after surgery in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kiyokazu Hiwatashi
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3176-82. 2009
    ..The Smad4 protein is the downstream mediator of TGF-beta. In this study, we examined the relationship between Smad4 expression and clinicopathological features in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  24. doi request reprint Sentinel node navigation surgery is acceptable for clinical T1 and N0 esophageal cancer
    Yoshikazu Uenosono
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2003-9. 2011
    ..Our objective was to perform SN mapping in esophageal cancer to assess distribution of lymph node metastases with the goal to reduce the need for extensive lymphadenectomy...
  25. doi request reprint M2-polarized tumor-associated macrophage infiltration of regional lymph nodes is associated with nodal lymphangiogenesis and occult nodal involvement in pN0 pancreatic cancer
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Pancreas 42:155-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship of M2-polarized TAM infiltration of the RLNs, nodal lymphangiogenesis, and occult nodal involvement in pN0 pancreatic cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint CCR7 and CXCR4 expression predicts lymph node status including micrometastasis in gastric cancer
    Takaaki Arigami
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Int J Oncol 35:19-24. 2009
    ..0021). Assessment of CCR7 and CXCR4 expression in gastric cancer is a useful tool for predicting lymph node metastatic status including LNMM...
  27. ncbi request reprint Carcinoembryonic antigen messenger RNA expression in blood can predict relapse in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Res 148:205-9. 2008
    ..To clarify the clinical implications of intraoperative carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) mRNA copy number in peripheral blood samples from gastric cancer patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint The successfully curative treatment of advanced gastric adenocarcinoma with multiple liver metastases and paraaortic lymph node metastases by salvage operation following the biweekly paclitaxel and S-1 combination chemotherapy: a case report
    Ken Sasaki
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2421-4. 2007
    ..Biweekly paclitaxel and S-1 combination chemotherapy has been used safely and its administration may be continued for a long time in an outpatient clinic setting for the treatment of advanced gastric cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Clinical implication of ZEB-1 and E-cadherin expression in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
    Motoyuki Hashiguchi
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    BMC Cancer 13:572. 2013
    ..This study investigated the co-expression of ZEB-1 and E-cadherin in HCC by immunohistochemistry and evaluated its association with clinical factors, including patient prognosis...
  30. doi request reprint Feasibility of sentinel node navigation surgery after noncurative endoscopic resection for early gastric cancer
    Takaaki Arigami
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Field of Oncology, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:1343-7. 2013
    ..Here, we assessed the feasibility of SNNS after noncurative endoscopic resection for early gastric cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Clinical significance of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Yoshiaki Kita
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1646-52. 2013
    ..To assess the clinical usefulness and significance of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) in superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor-C correlates with lymph node micrometastasis in submucosal esophageal cancer
    Masataka Matsumoto
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:1016-22. 2006
    ..0001 and P < 0.01, respectively). The present findings indicate that in ESCC with submucosal invasion, VEGF-C overexpression of the primary tumor is a strong high risk factor for lymph node metastasis, including LMM...
  33. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy
    Hiroshi Okumura
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka 8 35 1, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:329-34. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined the histological prognostic factors for ESCC patients treated with CRT and determined an appropriate strategy for their evaluation...
  34. doi request reprint Endoscopic versus open radiofrequency ablation for treatment of small hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masahiko Sakoda
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    World J Surg 37:597-601. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to retrospectively evaluate the relative perioperative safety and postoperative outcome of the laparoscopic or thoracoscopic approach versus the open approach to RFA for small HCC...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical significance of folate receptor β-expressing tumor-associated macrophages in pancreatic cancer
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2264-71. 2012
    ..To examine the appearance and distribution of folate receptor β-expressing (FRβ+) macrophages in the pancreatic tumor microenvironment and their relationship to metastasis and prognosis in pancreatic cancer patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of oral S-1 with concurrent radiotherapy followed by chemotherapy with S-1 alone for locally advanced pancreatic cancer
    Hiroyuki Shinchi
    School of Health Sciences, Kagoshima University Faculty of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8506, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 19:152-8. 2012
    ..This phase II study was conducted to further evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of radiotherapy combined with S-1 (UMIN000004794)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Expression of CXCL12 and its receptor CXCR4 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Ken Sasaki
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Oncol Rep 21:65-71. 2009
    ..Evaluation of CXCL12 expression is useful for determining tumor properties, including nodal metastasis and prognosis in patients with ESCC...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of COX-2 for the effect of chemoradiotherapy on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Hiroyuki Takatori
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Oncol Rep 13:697-701. 2005
    ..COX-2 mRNA expression in biopsy specimens was closely related to CRT effectiveness. Examination of COX-2 mRNA expression is useful for predicting the effect of CRT in patients with ESCC...
  39. doi request reprint Delayed gastric emptying after pancreatoduodenectomy
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Res 171:e187-92. 2011
    ..This prospective randomized control study was performed to assess whether antecolic reconstruction decreases the incidence of DGE compared with retrocolic reconstruction after SSPPD...
  40. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of advanced gastric cancer by surgical resection following combination chemotherapy with oral S-1 and biweekly paclitaxel
    Akihiro Nakajo
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 10:58-62. 2007
    ..The tumor was pathologically diagnosed as pT2, pN0, P0, M0, CY0, and p-stage II. The patient is healthy over 4 years after surgery without recurrence...
  41. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of p53 and 14-3-3sigma for the effect of chemoradiation therapy on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Hiroshi Okumura
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 91:84-9. 2005
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Immediate breast reconstruction using autologous free dermal fat grafts provides better cosmetic results for patients with upper inner cancerous lesions
    Yuko Kijima
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Surg Today 41:477-89. 2011
    ..This study analyzes our use of autologous free dermal fat grafts (FDFGs) for immediate breast reconstruction...
  43. doi request reprint Increased Slug and decreased E-cadherin expression is related to poor prognosis in patients with gastric cancer
    Yasuto Uchikado
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 14:41-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical significance of E-cadherin and Slug expression in gastric cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Clinical implication of CXCL12 expression in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Digestive Surgery Surgical Oncology, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3154-8. 2007
    ..This study immunohistochemically investigated CXCL12 expression in gastric cancer and evaluated its association with clinical factors, including patient prognosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of circulating tumor cells in blood by molecular detection and tumor markers in esophageal cancer
    Saburo Nakashima
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Surgery 133:162-9. 2003
    ..We evaluated the relationship between circulating tumor cells and clinicopathologic findings, compared with that of serum squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) antigen and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), in ESCC...
  46. doi request reprint Clinical-pathological implication of human leukocyte antigen-F-positive gastric adenocarcinoma
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan Electronic address
    J Surg Res 184:802-6. 2013
    ..The present study examined the expression pattern and clinical implications of HLA-F in gastric adenocarcinoma...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Examination of resectable and borderline pancreatic cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy]
    Yuko Mataki
    Dept of Digestive, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 40:1637-40. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy( NAC) and chemoradiation therapy( NAC-RT) for the treatment of potentially resectable( PR) and borderline resectable( BR) pancreatic cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint Biological properties of biopsy specimens are useful for predicting lymph node micrometastasis in esophageal carcinoma
    Saburo Nakashima
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Anticancer Res 22:2951-6. 2002
    ..Some studies have reported on lymph node micrometastasis (MM) by RT-PCR. We attempted to predict MM by biological means using preoperative biopsy specimens...
  49. pmc Clinicopathological significance of BMP7 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Koichi Megumi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2066-71. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine the expression of BMP7 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and to clarify the clinical impact of BMP7 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Expression of stanniocalcin 1 as a potential biomarker of gastric cancer
    Takaaki Arigami
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Field of Oncology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Oncology 83:158-64. 2012
    ..We investigated stanniocalcin 1 (STC 1) expression to assess its clinical utility as a blood marker in patients with gastric cancer and evaluated its biological impact in terms of tumor aggressiveness...
  51. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography is useful for monitoring the tumor response of neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Tetsuhiro Owaki
    Education Center for Doctors in Remote Islands and Rural Areas, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Japan
    Am J Surg 203:191-7. 2012
    ..This study was performed to investigate the usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in comparison with EUS findings before and after CRT, and histologic findings...
  52. doi request reprint Advanced staging laparoscopy using single-incision approach for unresectable pancreatic cancer
    Kosei Maemura
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e301-5. 2011
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint [A case of successful treatment by low-dose 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin for liver metastases of esophageal adenosquamous carcinoma]
    Yasuto Uchikado
    Dept of Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:83-5. 2006
    ..After 6 courses of chemotherapy, no liver metastases were detected. Based on the present findings, we recommend low-dose 5-fluorouracil/cisplatin therapy for liver metastasis from esophageal adenosquamous carcinoma...
  54. ncbi request reprint Biological aggressiveness of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP)-positive gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:338-41. 2006
    ..However, little information regarding the clinicopathological and biological behaviors of APGC is available due to the small size of reported series...
  55. ncbi request reprint Carcinoembryonic antigen messenger RNA expression in blood predicts recurrence in esophageal cancer
    Tetsuro Setoyama
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Kagoshima, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 12:5972-7. 2006
    ..We conducted a longitudinal analysis of the relationship between ITC in blood during follow-up and clinicopathologic findings in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma...
  56. ncbi request reprint Slug Expression in the E-cadherin preserved tumors is related to prognosis in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Yasuto Uchikado
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:1174-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical significance of E-cadherin and Slug expression in ESCC...
  57. ncbi request reprint Expression of p53R2 is related to prognosis in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Hiroshi Okumura
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 12:3740-5. 2006
    ..In the present study, we analyzed the expression and clinicopathologic significance of p53 and p53R2 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma...
  58. doi request reprint A multicenter phase II study of biweekly paclitaxel and S-1 combination chemotherapy for unresectable or recurrent gastric cancer
    Akihiro Nakajo
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 62:1103-9. 2008
    ..The maximum tolerated dose for this regimen had been established previously in a Phase I study performed in Japanese patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node micrometastases have high proliferative potential in gastric cancer
    Shigehiro Yanagita
    Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Field of Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Res 145:238-43. 2008
    ..The present study examines the frequency and proliferative activity of such metastases with focus on the SNs of gastric cancer...
  60. doi request reprint Expression of CXCL12 and its receptor CXCR4 correlates with lymph node metastasis in submucosal esophageal cancer
    Ken Sasaki
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 97:433-8. 2008
    ..We examined their expression and microvessel density (MVD) in submucosal esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and analyzed their connection to clinicopathological findings including lymph node micrometastasis (LMM)...
  61. doi request reprint Expression of B7-H4 in blood of patients with gastric cancer predicts tumor progression and prognosis
    Takaaki Arigami
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 102:748-52. 2010
    ..Here, we assessed B7-H4 expression in blood of patients with gastric cancer to determine whether or not it can predict tumor progression and prognosis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological and biological characteristics of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma associated with head and neck cancer
    Masataka Matsumoto
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    Oncology 67:98-102. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify clinicopathological and biological characteristics of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma associated with head and neck cancer (HN group)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of CEA-mRNA expression in peritoneal lavage fluid from patients with gastric cancer
    Koki Tokuda
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 11:79-84. 2003
    ..Adjuvant therapy may be advisable for the gastric cancer patients with positive findings of peritoneal lavage by RT-PCR...
  64. doi request reprint Utility of the GeneSearch breast lymph node assay for the rapid evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer
    Yawara Funasako
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Cancer 116:4450-5. 2010
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of the B7-H4 coregulatory molecule as a novel prognostic marker in gastric cancer
    Takaaki Arigami
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    World J Surg 35:2051-7. 2011
    ..In the present study, we analyzed B7-H4 expression and the relationship between its expression and clinicopathological factors including prognosis in gastric cancer...
  66. ncbi request reprint [A case of pancreatic cancer with liver metastasis controlled effectively by chemotherapy based on chemosensitivity test and stereotactic body radiotherapy]
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Dept of Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 39:481-3. 2012
    ..She died of peritoneal dissemination 3 years and one month after surgery. Combined modality therapy with anticancer agents based on a chemosensitivity test and SBRT may be one useful therapy for pancreatic cancer with distant metastases...
  67. pmc Significance of Twist expression and its association with E-cadherin in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Ken Sasaki
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:158. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical significance of Twist and E-cadherin expression in ESCC...
  68. pmc Clinical implication of HLA class I expression in breast cancer
    Koichi Kaneko
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Japan
    BMC Cancer 11:454. 2011
    ..However, the clinical impact of HLA class I expression in breast cancer has not been clarified...
  69. pmc Prognostic impact of CD168 expression in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Digestive Surgery Surgical Oncology, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    BMC Cancer 11:106. 2011
    ..Cancerous CD168 expression is correlated with aggressive biological features in several cancers. However, the clinical implications of CD168 positivity in gastric cancer have remained unclear...
  70. doi request reprint Mesothelin expression correlates with prolonged patient survival in gastric cancer
    Kenji Baba
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 105:195-9. 2012
    ..However, there is no information on mesothelin expression in gastric cancer. The purpose of the current study is to identify the clinical significance of mesothelin in gastric cancer...
  71. doi request reprint Significance of M2-polarized tumor-associated macrophage in pancreatic cancer
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Res 167:e211-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the role and prognostic significance of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) that have an M2 polarized function in pancreatic cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint alpha-catenin is a significant prognostic factor than E-cadherin in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Tetsuro Setoyama
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 95:148-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to analyze clinicopathologic variables in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) according to expression of E-cadherin and alpha-catenin which play an important role in cell adhesion...
  73. ncbi request reprint [A case of curatively resected locally advanced pancreatic cancer after chemoradiation therapy]
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kagoshima University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 37:1983-6. 2010
    ..There were no residual cancer cells (R0). The postoperative course was uneventful, and adjuvant chemotherapy (S-1) was started. The patient remains well without recurrence 12 months after surgery...
  74. doi request reprint Significance of lymphangiogenesis in primary tumor and draining lymph nodes during lymphatic metastasis of pancreatic head cancer
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 102:809-15. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the significance of lymphangiogenesis in primary pancreatic tumors and in draining lymph nodes during lymphatic metastasis of pancreatic head cancers...
  75. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of sentinel node biopsy in laparoscopic partial gastrectomy for early gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2164-6. 2007
    ..Five patients having early gastric cancer were treated using laparoscopic partial gastrectomy combined with sentinel lymph node biopsy...
  76. ncbi request reprint Distribution of lymph node metastasis including micrometastasis in gastric cancer with submucosal invasion
    Hiroshi Higashi
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    World J Surg 27:455-9. 2003
    ..When planning minimally invasive treatment for submucosal gastric cancer, it is important to understand the distribution of lymph node metastasis, including micrometastasis, according to tumor location...
  77. ncbi request reprint Preoperative assessment of the depth of early gastric cancer invasion by transabdominal ultrasound sonography (TUS): a comparison with endoscopic ultrasound sonography (EUS)
    Sumiya Ishigami
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1202-5. 2004
    ..We retrospectively analyzed the clinical efficacy of preoperative evaluation by TUS in early gastric cancer in comparison with endoscopic ultrasound sonography (EUS)...
  78. doi request reprint Efficacy of anatomic resection vs nonanatomic resection for small nodular hepatocellular carcinoma based on gross classification
    Shinichi Ueno
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:493-500. 2008
    ..Nonanatomic resection or ablation has also been used as therapy for small HCCs. We studied the effectiveness of anatomic resection for small nodular HCCs, especially from the viewpoints of tumor size and gross classification...
  79. ncbi request reprint Infiltration of antitumor immunocytes into the sentinel node in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:735-9. 2003
    ..Studies in progress will help to identify immunologic paralysis of the SN in various types of cancer. Attention must therefore be paid to organ specificity...
  80. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of CD208-positive cell infiltration in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Sakuragaoka, Japan
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 59:389-95. 2010
    ..In this study, we tried to clarify the clinical implication of CD208-positive cell infiltration in gastric cancer immunohistochemically...
  81. ncbi request reprint Morphological distribution of metastatic foci in sentinel lymph nodes with gastric cancer
    Shigehiro Yanagita
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:770-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the clinical significance of the morphological distribution of cancer cells in SNs according to metastasis (MA), MM, and ITC...
  82. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of CCR7 expression in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1025-8. 2007
    ..However, there is little information regarding the clinical implications of CCR7-positive gastric cancer...
  83. doi request reprint Is delayed liver resection appropriate for patients with metachronous colorectal metastases?
    Shinichi Ueno
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1104-9. 2011
    ..e., delayed resection) following initial detection of hepatic lesions from the viewpoints of (1) detection of new metastases during this interval and (2) postoperative outcome...
  84. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathological features in T-cell gastric lymphoma associated with human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) in comparison with B-cell gastric lymphoma
    Sumiya Ishigami
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1737-41. 2002
    ..We investigated clinical features of T-cell gastric lymphomas associated with human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Detection of micrometastases in sentinel node navigation surgery for gastric cancer
    Shigehiro Yanagita
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Field of Oncology, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Surg Oncol 17:203-10. 2008
    ..Here, we described the current status of MM and ITC in the lymph nodes and the SN concept in gastric cancer...
  86. ncbi request reprint Lymph node micrometastasis and lymphatic mapping determined by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction in pN0 gastric carcinoma
    Masataka Matsumoto
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Japan
    Surgery 131:630-5. 2002
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine lymph node micrometastasis (LMM) by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) method, and clarify the initial nodes involved by metastatic disease according to tumor location...
  87. ncbi request reprint CD3 zeta expression of regional lymph node and peripheral blood lymphocytes in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Anticancer Res 24:2123-6. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of micrometastasis of the lymph node in gastric cancer
    Sumiya Ishigami
    First Department of Surgery, Kogoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Am Surg 69:573-7. 2003
    ..05). Based on the present results the presence of lymph node micrometastasis may provide a more accurate indication for surgical outcome in gastric cancer patients at the same clinical stage...
  89. ncbi request reprint Roux-en-Y reconstruction with stapled distal jejunal pouch after total gastrectomy
    Sumiya Ishigami
    Digestive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Am Surg 76:526-8. 2010
    ..This procedure may improve postoperative malnutrition after total gastrectomy according to our feasible study. A multicenter randomized trial of this approach comparing with Roux-en-Y reconstruction without a pouch is ongoing...
  90. doi request reprint Intramammary sentinel lymph node in patients with breast cancer: report of four cases
    Yuko Kijima
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Surg Today 38:536-40. 2008
    ..We should keep in mind the presence of intramammary SN in regions apart from the primary tumor, particularly when performing breast conservative surgery...
  91. doi request reprint Subtotal stomach-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (SSPPD) prevents postoperative delayed gastric emptying
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 102:615-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively investigate whether subtotal stomach-preserving PD (SSPPD) decreased incidence of DGE...
  92. ncbi request reprint [A case of acinar cell carcinoma diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration prior to surgical treatment]
    Yuko Mataki
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 107:1328-34. 2010
    ..ACC of the pancreas is extremely rare, occurring in approximately 1% of all cases of pancreatic neoplasm. We report a rare case diagnosed as ACC by EUS-FNA prior to surgical treatment...
  93. ncbi request reprint A case of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis from esophageal basaloid carcinoma diagnosed by quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for carcinoembryonic antigen
    Hiroshi Okumura
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:87-93. 2005
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Impact of vascular endothelial growth factor-C and -D expression in human pancreatic cancer: its relationship to lymph node metastasis
    Hiroshi Kurahara
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Oncology and Research Center for Life Science Resources, Kagoshima University Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:8413-20. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-C and -D in pancreatic cancer and to reveal its relation to lymph node metastasis...
  95. ncbi request reprint Carcinoembryonic antigen messenger RNA expression using nested reverse transcription-PCR in the peripheral blood during follow-up period of patients who underwent curative surgery for biliary-pancreatic cancer: longitudinal analyses
    Yuko Mataki
    Department of Oncology, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:3807-14. 2004
    ..We investigated the clinical significance of molecular detection of circulating cancer cells in the blood as an early indicator of relapse during follow-up of patients who underwent a curative operation for biliary-pancreatic cancer...
  96. ncbi request reprint The role of neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy using low-dose fraction cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil in patients with carcinoma of the esophagus
    S Nakano
    First Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 49:11-6. 2001
    ..The combination of radiation and low-dose fraction CDDP/5-FU thus is first choice in neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy for the advanced esophageal carcinoma...
  97. pmc Number of lymph node metastases determined by presurgical ultrasound and endoscopic ultrasound is related to prognosis in patients with esophageal carcinoma
    S Natsugoe
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg 234:613-8. 2001
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative molecular detection of circulating tumor cells by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction in patients with biliary-pancreatic cancer is associated with hematogenous metastasis
    Keiichiro Uchikura
    First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:364-70. 2002
    ..We investigated the relationship between circulating tumor cells during operation and hematogenous metastases...
  99. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled study on preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery versus surgery alone for esophageal squamous cell cancer in a single institution
    S Natsugoe
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 19:468-72. 2006
    ..0069). This randomized trial did not demonstrate a statistically significant survival difference between the CRT group and the Surgery group...
  100. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance and prognostic value of apoptosis related proteins in superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    M Matsumoto
    The First Department of Surgery, Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:598-604. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint [Cancer at the esophagogastric junction]
    Shoji Natsugoe
    Dept of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine Sciences, Kagoshima University, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:283-6. 2005
    ..Adjustment of the Japanese rules for cancer of the esophagus and stomach is necessary, and a treatment strategy should be established for cancer at the esophagogastric junction...