Michihide Mitsumori

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The patterns of care study for breast-conserving therapy in Japan: analysis of process survey from 1995 to 1997
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1048-54. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of radiation therapy on breast-conserving therapy for breast cancer in Japanese women: a retrospective analyses of multi-institutional experience. Kansai Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy Study Group
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Oncol Rep 21:1461-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Current status of accelerated partial breast irradiation
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 15:101-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint New trends in radiation therapy as a component of breast conserving therapy
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 15:79. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of radiation therapy combined with neoadjuvant hormonal therapy for stage III prostate cancer: comparison of two different definitions of PSA failure
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 85 Shogoin Kawara machi, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:396-402. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Regional hyperthermia combined with radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancers: a multi-institutional prospective randomized trial of the International Atomic Energy Agency
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawaharacho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:192-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care study of breast-conserving therapy in Japan: comparison of the treatment process between 1995 1997 and 1999 2001 surveys
    Chikako Yamauchi
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image applied Therapy Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:737-43. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy combined with neoadjuvant hormonal therapy in Japanese patients with locally advanced prostate cancer
    Masato Sakamoto
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 15:571-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of breast-conserving therapy for macroscopically multiple ipsilateral breast cancer
    Setsuko Okumura
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:146-51. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A case of metachronous bilateral breast cancer with bilateral radiation pneumonitis after breast-conserving therapy
    Masaru Narabayashi
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara cho Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 13:313-6. 2006

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint The patterns of care study for breast-conserving therapy in Japan: analysis of process survey from 1995 to 1997
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1048-54. 2005
    ..To present the results of a process survey on breast-conserving therapy (BCT) in Japan from 1995 to 1997...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of radiation therapy on breast-conserving therapy for breast cancer in Japanese women: a retrospective analyses of multi-institutional experience. Kansai Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy Study Group
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Oncol Rep 21:1461-6. 2009
    ..Among them, administration of RT had the largest impact on RT and it decreased the risk of IBTR by 77.3%. Omission of RT had the most significant impact on IBTR. RT should be given as a standard component of BCT...
  3. ncbi request reprint Current status of accelerated partial breast irradiation
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 15:101-7. 2008
    ..At this point, APBI is still an investigational treatment in Japan, and the optimal method of radiation delivery as well as its long-term efficacy and safety should be clarified in clinical trials...
  4. doi request reprint New trends in radiation therapy as a component of breast conserving therapy
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 15:79. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of radiation therapy combined with neoadjuvant hormonal therapy for stage III prostate cancer: comparison of two different definitions of PSA failure
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 85 Shogoin Kawara machi, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:396-402. 2006
    ..Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) failure-free survival was assessed according to two different definitions, and the appropriateness of each definition is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Regional hyperthermia combined with radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancers: a multi-institutional prospective randomized trial of the International Atomic Energy Agency
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawaharacho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:192-8. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care study of breast-conserving therapy in Japan: comparison of the treatment process between 1995 1997 and 1999 2001 surveys
    Chikako Yamauchi
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image applied Therapy Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:737-43. 2007
    ..Between the two national surveys, the Japanese Breast Cancer Society published its treatment guideline for BCT...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy combined with neoadjuvant hormonal therapy in Japanese patients with locally advanced prostate cancer
    Masato Sakamoto
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 15:571-7. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of breast-conserving therapy for macroscopically multiple ipsilateral breast cancer
    Setsuko Okumura
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:146-51. 2004
    ..Macroscopically multiple ipsilateral breast cancer (MMIBC) is generally considered a contraindication for breast-conserving therapy (BCT). The result of BCT for MMIBC is reported and the feasibility discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint A case of metachronous bilateral breast cancer with bilateral radiation pneumonitis after breast-conserving therapy
    Masaru Narabayashi
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara cho Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 13:313-6. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of a phase I/II study of 48 Gy of stereotactic body radiotherapy in 4 fractions for primary lung cancer using a stereotactic body frame
    Yasushi Nagata
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:1427-31. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcomes of 48 Gy of three-dimensional stereotactic radiotherapy in four fractions for treating Stage I lung cancer using a stereotactic body frame...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bilateral breast-conserving therapy for bilateral breast cancer: results and consideration of radiation technique
    Chikako Yamauchi
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 12:135-9. 2005
    ..We examined the feasibility of breast-conserving therapy for bilateral breast cancer and present here our radiation therapy technique with CT simulator...
  13. ncbi request reprint Avascular necrosis of bilateral femoral head as a result of long-term steroid administration for radiation pneumonitis after tangential irradiation of the breast
    Yasuhiro Kosaka
    Department of Radiology, Kyoto University Hospital, Kawahara cho 54, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:482-6. 2006
    ..The probability of AVN occurrence may be very small, but it should be considered as one of the complications of steroids, which are often used to treat radiation pneumonitis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of definitive radiotherapy for stage I esophageal cancer
    Heitetsu Sai
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1339-44. 2005
    ..To analyze retrospectively the long-term results of external beam radiotherapy (RT) with or without intraluminal brachytherapy (ILBT) for patients with Stage I esophageal cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Late skin and subcutaneous soft tissue changes after 10-gy boost for breast conserving therapy
    Setsuko Okumura
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Breast Cancer 10:129-33. 2003
    ..To evaluate the influence of boost irradiation for breast conserving therapy on skin and subcutaneous tissue...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of lung injury after three-dimensional conformal stereotactic radiation therapy for solitary lung tumors: CT appearance
    Tetsuya Aoki
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Radiology 230:101-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the computed tomographic (CT) appearance of tumors and lung injury in patients who have undergone stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT) for solitary lung tumors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Current status of stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung cancer
    Yasushi Nagata
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:3-7. 2007
    ..The final results of a few clinical trials are awaited. SBRT may be useful for the treatment of stage I lung tumors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of dynamic arc conformal radiotherapy for paraaortic lymph node metastasis
    Tetsuya Aoki
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Sakyo, 606 8507, Kyoto, Japan
    Radiother Oncol 67:113-8. 2003
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of dynamic arc conformal radiotherapy, a simple intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), for the treatment of paraaortic lymph node metastases. Materials and..
  19. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: comparison between intermittent standard-dose cisplatin with 5-fluorouracil and daily low-dose cisplatin with continuous infusion of 5-fluorouracil
    Heitetsu Sai
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 9:149-53. 2004
    ..The feasibility of these two concurrent chemoradiotherapeutic protocols was retrospectively reviewed for local control rate, overall survival, toxicity, and compliance in a single institutional situation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant radiation therapy following mastectomy for breast cancer
    Masahiro Hiraoka
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 9:190-5. 2002
    ..This re-appraisal of PMRT has not attracted much attention in Japan so far. Clinical studies are needed to determine how to best incorporate PMRT in the multimodal treatment of node-positive breast cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy for brain metastases from breast cancer
    Masakazu Ogura
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Breast Cancer 10:349-55. 2003
    ..Breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies that metastasize to the brain. Radiation therapy plays a central role in the management of brain metastases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy with low-dose Cisplatin for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Takashi Mizowaki
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:155-8. 2003
    ..Full-dose concurrent chemoradiotherapy, as well as the appropriate dose escalation for better locoregional control, will be mandatory to achieve better survival...
  23. ncbi request reprint Local hyperthermia combined with external irradiation for regional recurrent breast carcinoma
    Gong Li
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 9:179-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic effects of hyperthermia in combination with radiotherapy for locoregional recurrence of breast cancer, and to assess the factors related to subsequent local tumor control...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hyperfractionated radiotherapy for T2 glottic cancer for preservation of the larynx
    Ichiro Tateya
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:144-8. 2006
    ..3%, and it was significantly better than that of both the once-a-day group and the once-a-day full-dose group. Hyperfractionation is considered to be useful for preserving the larynx for the treatment of T2 glottic cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Phase II study of radiation therapy combined with weekly low-dose gemcitabine for locally advanced, unresectable pancreatic cancer
    Keiko Shibuya
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Image Applied Therapy, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:115-9. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic strategy for prostate specific antigen (PSA) failure after radical prostatectomy]
    Hidefumi Kinoshita
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawaramachi, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:32-7. 2003
    ..The aim of salvage radiotherapy is a cure and this is quite different from other options, for example, endocrine therapy. Salvage radiotherapy is likely to become more important as a treatment for PSA failure after radical prostatectomy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of 3D conformal hypofractionated single high-dose radiotherapy for one or two lung tumors using a stereotactic body frame
    Yasushi Nagata
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:1041-6. 2002
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the clinical outcomes of three-dimensional (3D) conformal hypofractionated single high-dose radiotherapy for one or two lung tumors using a stereotactic body frame...
  28. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer: results of the 1999-2001 patterns of care study nationwide process survey in Japan
    Takashi Uno
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Inohana 1 8 1, Chuou ku, Chiba City, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Lung Cancer 56:357-62. 2007
    ..Outdated equipment such as Cobalt-60 units was used, especially in non-academic institutions treating only a small number of patients per year...
  29. ncbi request reprint Development of severe complications caused by stent placement followed by definitive radiation therapy for T4 esophageal cancer
    Masahiro Yakami
    Department of Radiology, Osaka Red Cross Hospital, 5 30 Fudegasaki, Tennoji ku, Osaka 543 8555, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:395-8. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of accelerated partial breast irradiation using three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for Japanese women: a theoretical plan using six patients' CT data
    Yasuhiro Kosaka
    Department of Radiology, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Minatozima nakamachi 4 6, Kobe 650 0046, Japan
    Breast Cancer 15:108-14. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Retrospective analysis of 27 consecutive patients treated with docetaxel/nedaplatin combination therapy as a second-line regimen for advanced esophageal cancer
    Masashi Kanai
    Outpatient Oncology Unit, Kyoto University Hospital, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:224-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of combination therapy with docetaxel and nedaplatin in advanced esophageal cancer as a second-line regimen in an outpatient setting...
  32. doi request reprint Identifying gaps in the locoregional management of early breast cancer: highlights from the Kyoto Consensus Conference
    Masakazu Toi
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2885-92. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint [Current status of radiation therapy--evidence-based medicine (EBM) of radiation therapy. Breast cancer]
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
    Nihon Igaku Hoshasen Gakkai Zasshi 62:138-43. 2002
    ..She chose PMRT, although our recommendation was not to do so. Expertise in the area of breast cancer as well as high-level evidence developed in Japan is essential to effectively implement EBM...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Bi-weekly chemotherapy with medium-dose docetaxel for advanced and recurrent breast cancers (The 15th study of Keiji Breast Cancer Study Group)]
    Shozo Fujino
    Dept of Surgery, Shiga Medical School
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:631-5. 2005
    ..The additional effect of 5'-DFUR was observed in one of 10 non-responders of bi-weekly chemotherapy with medium-dose TXT...
  35. ncbi request reprint Radical external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer in Japan: differences in the patterns of care among Japan, Germany, and the United States
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Radiat Med 26:57-62. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that patient characteristics and patterns of care for prostate cancer in Japan are considerably different from those in Germany or the United States...
  36. ncbi request reprint An ultrasensitive new DNA microarray chip provides gene expression profiles for preoperative esophageal cancer biopsies without RNA amplification
    Tetsuo Ito
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Oncology 73:366-75. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the usefulness of an ultrasensitive new DNA microarray chip, which has a unique array structure, for the clinical diagnosis of esophageal cancer using preoperative biopsies...
  37. ncbi request reprint Systematic overview of quality of life studies for breast cancer
    Kojiro Shimozuma
    Institute for Scientific Research of Stress, Public Health Research Foundation, Ochanomizu Oyaide Building 4F, 1 9 5 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0034, Japan
    Breast Cancer 9:196-202. 2002
    ..The present article reports the results of a large-scale systematic overview of QOL assessment studies for breast cancer patients that was undertaken as one part of this project...
  38. doi request reprint Patterns of pretreatment diagnostic assessment and staging for patients with cervical cancer (1999-2001): patterns of care study in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:26-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate the patterns of pretreatment diagnostic assessment in uterine cervical cancer patients treated with definitive radiotherapy in Japan...
  39. doi request reprint Patterns of radiotherapy practice for patients with cervical cancer (1999-2001): patterns of care study in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:788-94. 2008
    ..To describe the patterns of definitive radiotherapy practice for patients with uterine cervical cancer from 1999 to 2001 in Japan...
  40. doi request reprint Changes in patterns of care for limited-stage small-cell lung cancer: results of the 99-01 patterns of care study-a nationwide survey in Japan
    Takashi Uno
    Department of Radiology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:414-9. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to analyze the practice process of thoracic radiotherapy (TRT) and evaluate changes in patterns of care for patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC) in Japan...
  41. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcome of breast-conserving therapy in patients with positive or close resection margins: Japanese multi institute survey for radiation dose effect
    Kumiko Karasawa
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan juntendo ac jp
    Breast Cancer 12:91-8. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Results of radiation therapy for superficial esophageal cancer using the standard radiotherapy method recommended by the Japanese Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (JASTRO) Study Group
    Kenji Nemoto
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1, Seiryo machi, Aobaku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:1507-12. 2006
    ..In this study, the interim treatment outcomes of SEC patients, who had received radiation therapy following the standard radiotherapy methods, were investigated...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care study for postmastectomy radiotherapy in Japan: its role in monitoring the patterns of changes in practice
    Naoto Shikama
    Department of Radiology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:499-503. 2006
    ..The present study was performed to evaluate whether the Patterns of Care Study (PCS) fulfills a role in monitoring the patterns of changes in clinical practices in Japan...
  44. ncbi request reprint Regional hyperthermia combined with radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancers: a multi-institutional prospective randomized trial of the international atomic energy agency
    Arumugam Vasanthan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Chennai, India
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:145-53. 2005
    ..The primary purpose was to clarify whether the combination of hyperthermia and radiotherapy improves the rate of local control, compared with radiotherapy alone...
  45. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care study: comparison of process of post-mastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) in Japan and the USA
    Naoto Shikama
    Japanese PCS Working Subgroup of Breast Cancer, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 33:518-21. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify problems associated with the process of care for patients undergoing post-mastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) in Japan compared with those in the USA...
  46. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care study in Japan: analysis of patients subjected to mastectomy followed by radiotherapy
    Naoto Shikama
    Japanese PCS Working Subgroup of Breast Cancer, Department of Radiology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 33:456-62. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to clarify the processes of care for patients undergoing mastectomy and postoperative radiotherapy in Japan...
  47. ncbi request reprint A survey of radiation-induced bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia syndrome after breast-conserving therapy in Japan
    Etsuyo Ogo
    Department of Radiology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:123-31. 2008
    ..We surveyed major hospitals in Japan to review their findings of radiation-induced BOOP, in particular the clinical and pictorial characteristics of the entity...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Breast cancer]
    Michihide Mitsumori
    Dept of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:339-42. 2003
    ..It is desirable to develop clinical evidence of high quality in Japan that are directly applicable to Japanese patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Measuring quality of life in patients with breast cancer: a systematic review of reliable and valid instruments available in Japan
    Takahiro Okamoto
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Breast Cancer 10:204-13. 2003
    ..The purpose of this systematic review is to find reliable and valid instruments available in Japan, and to summarize their characteristics...