Yuko Minami

Summary

Affiliation: Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Diet and systemic lupus erythematosus: a 4 year prospective study of Japanese patients
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Medeshima shiode, Natori, Japan
    J Rheumatol 30:747-54. 2003
  2. ncbi Risk of breast cancer in Japanese women with benign breast disease
    Y Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Natori
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:600-6. 1999
  3. ncbi The increase of female breast cancer incidence in Japan: emergence of birth cohort effect
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, 47 1 Nodayama, Medeshima shiode, Natori 981 1293, Japan
    Int J Cancer 108:901-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Associations between cigarette smoking and the risk of four leading cancers in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan: a multi-site case-control study
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Medeshima shiode, Natori 981 1293, Japan
    Cancer Sci 94:540-7. 2003
  5. ncbi Determinants of infant feeding method in relation to risk factors for breast cancer
    Y Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Natori, Medeshima shiode, Japan
    Prev Med 30:363-70. 2000
  6. ncbi Psychological profiles and health status in Japanese female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: the Miyagi Lupus Collaborative Study
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Medeshima shiode, Natori, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:55-63. 2002
  7. doi Height, urban-born and prostate cancer risk in Japanese men
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Community Health, Tohoku University School of Health Sciences, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:205-13. 2008
  8. ncbi Increase of colon and rectal cancer incidence rates in Japan: trends in incidence rates in Miyagi Prefecture, 1959-1997
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Community Health, School of Health Sciences, Tohoku University Faculty of Medicine, Sendai
    J Epidemiol 16:240-8. 2006
  9. ncbi [Lifestyle factors responsible for the increasing incidence of breast cancer]
    Yuko Minami
    Department of Community Health, Tohoku University School of Health Sciences
    Nihon Rinsho 65:22-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Relation of serum levels of estrogen and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate to hormone receptor status among postmenopausal women with breast cancer
    Yoichiro Kakugawa
    Division of Surgery, Miyagi Cancer Center Hospital, Japan
    Breast Cancer 14:269-76. 2007

Collaborators

  • Noriaki Ohuchi
  • Yoshikazu Nishino
  • KWOK KIN contact WONG
  • Hisao Asamura
  • Y Arai
  • Jiro Fujita
  • Takeshi Sasaki
  • Ichiro Tsuji
  • Masayuki Noguchi
  • Tatsuo Iijima
  • Yukio Morishita
  • Takeshi Shimamura
  • Ryota Tanaka
  • Chigusa Okubo
  • Yukinori Inadome
  • Daye Wang
  • Matthew Meyerson
  • Heidi Greulich
  • Hongbin Ji
  • Teruhito Uchihara
  • Tomoyo Takeuchi
  • Yujian Shu
  • Sato Konno
  • Yoichiro Kakugawa
  • Roman K Thomas
  • April M Lowell
  • Yuki Yuza
  • Geoffrey I Shapiro
  • Karen A Glatt
  • Aki Shimada
  • Daniel G Tenen
  • Christa L Borgman
  • Henry J Haringsma
  • Elizabeth Liniker
  • Shigeto Kubo
  • Lucian R Chirieac
  • Danan Li
  • Masaya Takahashi
  • Sara Zaghlul
  • Kate McNamara
  • Robert F Padera
  • Samanthi A Perera
  • Susumu Kobayashi
  • Haruhiko Yanagisawa
  • Jeffrey C Lee
  • Jingrui Jiang
  • Hiroko Inoue
  • Hiroo Tateno
  • Michele S Woo
  • Tsuneaki Fujiya
  • Tzu Hsiu Chen
  • Whei Feng
  • Geoffrey Shapiro
  • Yoichi Anami
  • Shuichiroh Furuya
  • Kinjal Shah
  • Toru Kameya
  • Junko Kano
  • Tadashi Ishiyama
  • Tomoyuki Goya
  • Shintaro Sugita
  • Shimao Fukai
  • Yoshihiro Matsuno
  • Masakatsu Fukasawa
  • Masataka Onizuka
  • Naoko Nakamura

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi Diet and systemic lupus erythematosus: a 4 year prospective study of Japanese patients
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Medeshima shiode, Natori, Japan
    J Rheumatol 30:747-54. 2003
    ..To investigate the associations of dietary factors with the occurrences of active disease and vascular damage in female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  2. ncbi Risk of breast cancer in Japanese women with benign breast disease
    Y Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Natori
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:600-6. 1999
    ..In the management of women with BBD, histopathological diagnosis of the breast lesion is essential and women with proliferative BBD should be followed up carefully...
  3. ncbi The increase of female breast cancer incidence in Japan: emergence of birth cohort effect
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, 47 1 Nodayama, Medeshima shiode, Natori 981 1293, Japan
    Int J Cancer 108:901-6. 2004
    ..We believe that the emergence of the cohort effect is an important finding, although the period effect may also persist. The significant cohort effect may give a caution for continuous increase of breast cancer incidence in Japan...
  4. ncbi Associations between cigarette smoking and the risk of four leading cancers in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan: a multi-site case-control study
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Medeshima shiode, Natori 981 1293, Japan
    Cancer Sci 94:540-7. 2003
    ..In terms of the population attributable risk, a large proportion of leading cancers in males appears to be related to cigarette smoking...
  5. ncbi Determinants of infant feeding method in relation to risk factors for breast cancer
    Y Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Natori, Medeshima shiode, Japan
    Prev Med 30:363-70. 2000
    ..Determinants of infant feeding method may contribute to the inconsistency...
  6. ncbi Psychological profiles and health status in Japanese female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: the Miyagi Lupus Collaborative Study
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Epidemiology, Miyagi Cancer Center Research Institute, Medeshima shiode, Natori, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:55-63. 2002
    ..The scores on the short EPQ-R (Extraversion/Introversion and Neuroticism) were exclusively related to ikigai. This study suggests that psychological factors may have effects on both the development of SLE and patient's health status...
  7. doi Height, urban-born and prostate cancer risk in Japanese men
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Community Health, Tohoku University School of Health Sciences, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:205-13. 2008
    ..In addition, to investigate whether the associations vary between prostate cancer and other major cancers, we conducted a comparative study within the same case-control study...
  8. ncbi Increase of colon and rectal cancer incidence rates in Japan: trends in incidence rates in Miyagi Prefecture, 1959-1997
    Yuko Minami
    Division of Community Health, School of Health Sciences, Tohoku University Faculty of Medicine, Sendai
    J Epidemiol 16:240-8. 2006
    ..To investigate trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates, we analyzed incidence data during 39 years between 1959 and 1997 in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan...
  9. ncbi [Lifestyle factors responsible for the increasing incidence of breast cancer]
    Yuko Minami
    Department of Community Health, Tohoku University School of Health Sciences
    Nihon Rinsho 65:22-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Relation of serum levels of estrogen and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate to hormone receptor status among postmenopausal women with breast cancer
    Yoichiro Kakugawa
    Division of Surgery, Miyagi Cancer Center Hospital, Japan
    Breast Cancer 14:269-76. 2007
    ..To clarify the heterogeneity of the disease, it is necessary to understand not only risk factor profiles but also the biologic characteristics such as the relationships among endogenous sex hormone levels and hormone receptors...
  11. ncbi Allele-dependent variation in the relative cellular potency of distinct EGFR inhibitors
    Yuki Yuza
    Department of Medical Oncology, Center for Cancer Genome Discovery, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Biol Ther 6:661-7. 2007
    ..More broadly, these results imply that the development and deployment of targeted therapies should focus on inhibition of specific cancer-causing mutations, not only on the mutated target...
  12. ncbi Analysis of differentially expressed genes in neuroendocrine carcinomas of the lung
    Chigusa Okubo
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 1:780-6. 2006
    ..Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) and small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) show considerable differences in their histology but share neuroendocrine (NE) characteristics and also genetic and/or expression patterns...
  13. ncbi Neuronatin expression and its clinicopathological significance in pulmonary non-small cell carcinoma
    Teruhito Uchihara
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Control and Prevention of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 2:796-801. 2007
    ..Neuronatin expression has been reported in some types of tumor. The purpose of this study was to clarify the significance of neuronatin expression in pulmonary non-small cell carcinoma...
  14. ncbi Characteristics of loss of heterozygosity in large cell neuroendocrine carcinomas of the lung and small cell lung carcinomas
    Tomoyo Takeuchi
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, and Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Pathol Int 56:434-9. 2006
    ..4%). LCNEC and SCLC had different characteristics of LOH patterns at 3p14.2 and 22q13.3. The combined analysis of the LOH at 3p14.2 and 22q13.3 is thought to be useful for differential diagnosis between LCNEC and SCLC...
  15. ncbi Non-small-cell lung cancer and Ba/F3 transformed cells harboring the ERBB2 G776insV_G/C mutation are sensitive to the dual-specific epidermal growth factor receptor and ERBB2 inhibitor HKI-272
    Takeshi Shimamura
    Department of Medical Oncology and Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 66:6487-91. 2006
    ..Thus, the subset of NSCLC patients with tumors carrying the ERBB2 G776insV_G/C mutation may benefit from treatment with HKI-272...
  16. ncbi Establishment of an immortalized cell line from a precancerous lesion of lung adenocarcinoma, and genes highly expressed in the early stages of lung adenocarcinoma development
    Aki Shimada
    Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:668-75. 2005
    ..Positivity for S100A2 occurred in four of 22 BAC and mixed BAC. The abnormal transcription of TACSTD2 and S100A2 are thought to be unique molecular markers of the preinvasive stage of lung adenocarcinoma...
  17. ncbi The implication of background anthracosis in the development and progression of pulmonary adenocarcinoma
    Daye Wang
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Cancer Sci 94:707-11. 2003
    ..05). These results indicated that adenocarcinoma developing in heavily anthracotic lungs readily progresses to an advanced stage, or that adenocarcinoma with a less favorable prognosis tends to develop in severely anthracotic lungs...
  18. ncbi Pulmonary adenocarcinoma with massive lymphocyte infiltration: report of three cases
    Yuko Minami
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 3058575, Japan
    Lung Cancer 42:63-8. 2003
    ..None of the patients experienced recurrence of carcinoma. This unique type of adenocarcinoma characterized by massive lymphocyte infiltration could be referred to as "pulmonary adenocarcinoma with lymphoid stroma"...
  19. ncbi Cytologic characteristics of pulmonary papillary adenoma. A case report
    Yuko Minami
    Departments of Surgery and Clinical Pathology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 48:243-8. 2004
    ..Previously pulmonary papillary adenoma was described in terms of immunohistochemistry and ultrastructure. However, there are no previous reports describing the cytologic characteristics of pulmonary papillary adenoma...
  20. ncbi MMP-2 activation and stepwise progression of pulmonary adenocarcinoma: analysis of MMP-2 and MMP-9 with gelatin zymography
    Tatsuo Iijima
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Science, University of Tsukuka, Japan
    Pathol Int 54:295-301. 2004
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  21. ncbi Anthracotic index and DNA methylation status of sputum contents can be used for identifying the population at risk of lung carcinoma
    Sato Konno
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Cancer 102:348-54. 2004
    ..Sputum cytology for the mass screening of lung carcinoma is a noninvasive, repeatable, and useful examination, but the detection rate is usually < 0.05% and the reliability is not high...
  22. ncbi Loss of function of p16 gene and prognosis of pulmonary adenocarcinoma
    Ryota Tanaka
    Department of Surgery II, Institute of Medical Sciences, Kyorin University, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer 103:608-15. 2005
    ..Expression of the tumor suppressor gene p16 in pulmonary adenocarcinoma decreased, mainly as a result of aberrant methylation of the CpG islands of the promoter region...
  23. ncbi Reproducibility of the diagnosis of small adenocarcinoma of the lung and usefulness of an educational program for the diagnostic criteria
    Masayuki Noguchi
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Pathol Int 55:8-13. 2005
    ..This trial was thought to provide a theoretical background for the histological diagnosis of peripheral type adenocarcinoma of the lung and to justify the existing diagnostic criteria...
  24. ncbi Prognostication of small-sized primary pulmonary adenocarcinomas by histopathological and karyometric analysis
    Yuko Minami
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Lung Cancer 48:339-48. 2005
    ..Histological subtypes of type A and B adenocarcinomas, a small F-f ratio, and a small Max ND of type C adenocarcinomas were closely correlated with an excellent prognosis in small-sized adenocarcinoma...
  25. pmc Hsp90 inhibition suppresses mutant EGFR-T790M signaling and overcomes kinase inhibitor resistance
    Takeshi Shimamura
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Res 68:5827-38. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, these findings suggest that Hsp90 inhibitors may be effective in T790M-expressing cells and offer an alternative therapeutic strategy for this subset of lung cancers...