T Sobue

Summary

Affiliation: National Cancer Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scientific approach to radiation-induced cancer risk
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 57:90-2. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends of lung cancer incidence by histologic type: a population-based study in Osaka, Japan
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:6-15. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Current activities and future directions of the cancer registration system in Japan
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:97-101. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Cancer Registry and Epidemiological Study Working Group report
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Division of Cancer Information and Surveillance Division, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:i76-81. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Cancer registration system: an introduction
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:89. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and subsequent risk of lung cancer by histologic type in middle-aged Japanese men and women: the JPHC study
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 99:245-51. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer with low-dose helical computed tomography: anti-lung cancer association project
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 20:911-20. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A case-control study for evaluating lung cancer screening in Japan
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer 89:2392-6. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Residential randon exposure and lung cancer risk in Misasa, Japan: a case-control study
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    J Radiat Res 41:81-92. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol and risk of lung cancer among Japanese men: data from a large-scale population-based cohort study, the JPHC study
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1095-102. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Scientific approach to radiation-induced cancer risk
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 57:90-2. 2011
    ..Difference largely changes depending on effects of background factors whereas ratio is often relatively stable. Therefore the use of ratio would be more appropriate when comparing other cancer risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends of lung cancer incidence by histologic type: a population-based study in Osaka, Japan
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:6-15. 1999
    ..This study provides further evidence of a relative increase of adenocarcinoma compared to squamous cell carcinoma. Recent trends of tapering increase of lung cancer incidence should be confirmed by further observation...
  3. doi request reprint Current activities and future directions of the cancer registration system in Japan
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:97-101. 2008
    ..In 2006, the Center for Cancer Control and Information Services (CIS) was launched at the National Cancer Center. It is expected that the CIS will play a central role in improving the quality of the cancer surveillance system in Japan...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer Registry and Epidemiological Study Working Group report
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Division of Cancer Information and Surveillance Division, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:i76-81. 2010
    ..Many Asian countries have published cancer registries, but Indonesia and Bangladesh have yet to do so...
  5. doi request reprint Cancer registration system: an introduction
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:89. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and subsequent risk of lung cancer by histologic type in middle-aged Japanese men and women: the JPHC study
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 99:245-51. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer with low-dose helical computed tomography: anti-lung cancer association project
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 20:911-20. 2002
    ..To provide data on screening performance of low-dose helical computed tomography (CT) scanning and its efficacy in terms of survival, a one-arm longitudinal screening project was conducted...
  8. ncbi request reprint A case-control study for evaluating lung cancer screening in Japan
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer 89:2392-6. 2000
    ..However, there was no direct evidence of the benefit from lung cancer screening in terms of reduction of mortality at that time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Residential randon exposure and lung cancer risk in Misasa, Japan: a case-control study
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    J Radiat Res 41:81-92. 2000
    ..This study did not find that the risk pattern of lung cancer, possibly associated with residential radon exposure, in Misasa Town differed from patterns observed in other countries...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol and risk of lung cancer among Japanese men: data from a large-scale population-based cohort study, the JPHC study
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1095-102. 2008
    ..Here, we investigated the association between alcohol consumption and lung cancer incidence...
  11. doi request reprint Body weight at age 20 years, subsequent weight change and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--the Japan public health center-based prospective study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 129:1214-24. 2011
    ..50-3.34)]. Low BMI at age 20 years was substantially associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. In contrast, high recent BMI and subsequent BMI gain from age 20 were associated with increased risk of postmenopausal ER+PR+ tumors...
  12. doi request reprint 10-Year risk of colorectal cancer: development and validation of a prediction model in middle-aged Japanese men
    Enbo Ma
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:534-41. 2010
    ..As fewer studies on cancer risk prediction were seen so far, we initially developed an assessment tool with synthesizing key information from a variety of CRC risk factors through a large population-based cohort study...
  13. pmc Use of vitamin supplements and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease among the Japanese general population: a population-based survey
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:540. 2011
    ..We examined whether vitamin supplement use patterns affect cancer and CVD risk in a population-based cohort study in Japan...
  14. doi request reprint Daily total physical activity level and total cancer risk in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 168:391-403. 2008
    ..By site, decreased risks were observed for cancers of the colon, liver, and pancreas in men and for cancer of the stomach in women. Increased daily physical activity may be beneficial in preventing cancer in a relatively lean population...
  15. doi request reprint Body mass index and subsequent risk of kidney cancer: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 20:466-72. 2010
    ..Herein, we investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) and kidney cancer risk in Japanese persons, a relatively lean population...
  16. doi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Prev Med 52:227-33. 2011
    ..The study aims to investigate the association between leisure-time physical activity and breast cancer risk in consideration of tumor estrogen-receptor/progesterone-receptor status...
  17. doi request reprint Coffee, green tea, and caffeine consumption and subsequent risk of bladder cancer in relation to smoking status: a prospective study in Japan
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:294-91. 2009
    ..15–3.66), respectively. In conclusion, cigarette smoking was confirmed as a risk factor for bladder cancer. Coffee and caffeine may be associated with an increased bladder cancer risk in never or former smokers among Japanese men...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of lifestyle on overall cancer risk among Japanese: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study (JPHC Study)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:90-6. 2010
    ..Although people with a history of diabetes may be at increased risk of cancer, extreme body mass index and metabolic factors in the aggregate had little impact on overall cancer risk in the Japanese population...
  19. doi request reprint Isoflavone consumption and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a population-based prospective cohort of Japanese men and women
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 124:1644-9. 2009
    ..Women with hepatitis virus infection may be advised to abstain from isoflavone consumption. Further studies are warranted to confirm these findings...
  20. doi request reprint Serum aminotransferase level and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a population-based cohort study in Japan
    Seiji Ishiguro
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:26-32. 2009
    ..This finding indicates that ALT level is a good independent determinant of the need for intervention. Clinical application of these findings may help decrease HCC-associated mortality in hepatitis virus-endemic regions...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and flushing response on esophageal cancer risk: a population-based cohort study (JPHC study)
    Seiji Ishiguro
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Lett 275:240-6. 2009
    ..10-5.51). Strong effect modification was detected in heavy smokers. Our results suggest that heavy alcohol consumption together with heavy smoking may increase the risk of ESCC particularly in individuals with the flushing response...
  22. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in Japan: the JPHC study
    Taiki Yamaji
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:1935-40. 2008
    ..Finally, cruciferous vegetables deserve further investigation as foods possibly effective in the prevention of esophageal SCC...
  23. doi request reprint High dietary intake of magnesium may decrease risk of colorectal cancer in Japanese men
    Enbo Ma
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr 140:779-85. 2010
    ..There were no significant associations between magnesium intake and cancer risk in women. Higher dietary intake of magnesium may decrease the risk of CRC in Japanese men...
  24. doi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D and dairy intake in relation to type 2 diabetes risk in a Japanese cohort
    K Kirii
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetologia 52:2542-50. 2009
    ..Calcium and vitamin D have been implicated in the development of type 2 diabetes, but epidemiological evidence is limited. We examined prospectively the relation of calcium and vitamin D intake to type 2 diabetes risk in a Japanese cohort...
  25. doi request reprint Plasma isoflavones and the risk of lung cancer in women: a nested case-control study in Japan
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, 104 0045 Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:419-27. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported cancer among a Japanese population: recent results from a population-based prospective study in Japan (JPHC Study)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:250-3. 2011
    ..Self-reported diagnoses of cancer do not provide sufficient accuracy for the detection and classification of incident cancers. Our findings may be extrapolated to other Japanese populations...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of viral load of hepatitis C on the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma: A population-based cohort study (JPHC Study)
    Seiji Ishiguro
    National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Lett 300:173-9. 2011
    ..The risk was 3.86-fold higher (CI; 1.73-8.62) for genotype 1 than genotype 2. Our findings suggest that HCV viremia strongly influences the occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma without titer-dependence...
  28. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective study in Japan
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:2406-10. 2008
    ..Coffee consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of endometrial cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Reproductive factors, exogenous female hormone use and colorectal cancer risk: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Munira Akhter
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:515-24. 2008
    ..59). In contrast, no statistically significant association was found for rectal cancer. These findings suggest that late age at first birth is associated with a reduced risk of colon cancer in postmenopausal Japanese women...
  30. doi request reprint Metabolic factors and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma by hepatitis virus infection status: a large-scale population-based cohort study of Japanese men and women (JPHC Study Cohort II)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 20:741-50. 2009
    ..We prospectively examined whether metabolic factors predicts the subsequent risk of HCC in the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Cohort II, in consideration of hepatitis virus infection status...
  31. pmc Vegetable, fruit and antioxidant nutrient consumption and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    N Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center 5 1 1, Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Br J Cancer 100:181-4. 2009
    ..61 (95% confidence interval (CI)=0.36-1.03, P(trend)=0.07), 0.65 (95% CI=0.39-1.08, P(trend)=0.06) and 0.59 (95% CI=0.35-1.01, P(trend)=0.04), respectively...
  32. doi request reprint Taste preferences and body weight change in Japanese adults: the JPHC Study
    Y Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1191-7. 2009
    ..Limited data are available with regard to longitudinal changes in body weight by food taste preference. Here, we examined the associations between taste preferences and weight change in adults for a large-scale cohort study in Japan...
  33. doi request reprint Plasma testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations and the risk of prostate cancer among Japanese men: a nested case-control study
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:2652-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in this nested case-control study, concentrations of circulating total testosterone, free testosterone or SHBG were not strongly associated with a risk for total prostate cancer...
  34. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption-associated breast cancer incidence and potential effect modifiers: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 127:685-95. 2010
    ..15). Excessive alcohol intake was associated with an increase in the risk of breast cancer in this population. There was no statistical evidence for effect modification...
  35. doi request reprint Plasma levels of C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A and gastric cancer in a nested case-control study: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Shizuka Sasazuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 31:712-8. 2010
    ..005). In conclusion, our results suggest that those who react strongly to inflammation or who have a high host immune response, as reflected by extremely elevated plasma levels of CRP and SAA, are at a high risk to develop gastric cancer...
  36. doi request reprint Effect of coffee and green tea consumption on the risk of liver cancer: cohort analysis by hepatitis virus infection status
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1746-53. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that coffee consumption may reduce the risk of liver cancer regardless of HCV and HBV infection status, whereas green tea may not reduce this risk..
  37. doi request reprint Effect of cooking loss in the assessment of vitamin intake for epidemiological data in Japan
    M Kobayashi
    Department of Food Science, Faculty of Home Economics, Otsuma Women s University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:546-52. 2011
    ..However, because few published food values have considered cooking effect, allowing for cooking loss in the assessment of vitamin intake in Japan has been difficult...
  38. doi request reprint Dairy product, saturated fatty acid, and calcium intake and prostate cancer in a prospective cohort of Japanese men
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:930-7. 2008
    ..62 (1.15-2.29) and 1.53 (1.07-2.20), respectively. In conclusion, our results suggest that the intake of dairy products may be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Daily total physical activity level and premature death in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 18:522-30. 2008
    ..We prospectively examined the association between daily total physical activity level (METs/day) and subsequent risk of all-cause mortality and mortalities from cancer, heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease...
  40. doi request reprint Dietary calcium intake and risks of stroke, its subtypes, and coronary heart disease in Japanese: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Stroke 39:2449-56. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Intake of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and development of colorectal cancer by subsite: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Shizuka Sasazuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 129:1718-29. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that intake of marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may be inversely related to the risk of cancer in the proximal site of the large bowel...
  42. doi request reprint Consumption of sodium and salted foods in relation to cancer and cardiovascular disease: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Ribeka Takachi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:456-64. 2010
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity trends among Japanese adults: a 10-year follow-up of the JPHC Study
    Y Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1861-7. 2008
    ..Here, we describe changes in the prevalences of overweight and obesity and calculated the incidence of these indices during a 10-year follow-up period for a large-scale cohort study in Japan...
  44. doi request reprint Plasma organochlorine levels and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Japanese women: a nested case-control study
    Motoki Iwasaki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 402:176-83. 2008
    ..Our data do not support the hypothesis that plasma levels of p,p'-DDT, p,p'-DDE, HCB, and beta-HCH are associated with an overall increased risk of breast cancer among Japanese women...
  45. pmc Education level and physical functional limitations among Japanese community residents-gender difference in prognosis from stroke
    Kaori Honjo
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 9:131. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the association between education level and physical functional limitations among Japanese men and women, and whether that association was modified by gender and history of stroke...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire to assess isoflavone intake in a japanese population in comparison with dietary records and blood and urine isoflavones
    S Yamamoto
    National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo and Kashiwa, Japan Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr 131:2741-7. 2001
    ..The original FFQ and the shorter versions have sufficient validity and reproducibility to be used in epidemiologic studies...
  47. doi request reprint Fish intake and type 2 diabetes in Japanese men and women: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Akiko Nanri
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, International Clinical Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:884-91. 2011
    ..However, data from populations with high fish consumption are scarce...
  48. ncbi request reprint A comparison of trends in the incidence rate of lung cancer by histological type in the Osaka Cancer Registry, Japan and in the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program, USA
    Itsuro Yoshimi
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 33:98-104. 2003
    ..In contrast, stable decreasing trends were observed in the SEER, except for adenocarcinoma. The increase in incidence rate observed among younger age groups in the OCR should be carefully monitored...
  49. doi request reprint Plasma levels of carotenoids, retinol and tocopherol and the risk of gastric cancer in Japan: a nested case-control study
    Christina Persson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo ku 104 0045, Tokyo, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 29:1042-8. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that those who have very low plasma levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene are at a higher risk of gastric cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Validity of a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire in the estimation of amino acid intake
    Junko Ishihara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0051, Japan
    Br J Nutr 101:1393-9. 2009
    ..33 for men and 0.25 for women in the internal population, and 0.40 for men and 0.30 for women in the external population. In conclusion, the validity of the FFQ in estimating amino acid intake was low to moderate...
  51. ncbi request reprint Plasma folate and risk of colorectal cancer in a nested case-control study: the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Tetsuya Otani
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:67-74. 2008
    ..We investigated the association between plasma folate and the risk of colorectal cancer in a nested case-control study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of diagnosis and its influence on the distribution of lung cancer by histologic type in Osaka, Japan
    S Yamamoto
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo
    Jpn J Cancer Res 91:1-8. 2000
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Fish, long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and risk of colorectal cancer in middle-aged Japanese: the JPHC study
    Minatsu Kobayashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 49:32-40. 2004
    ..This study does not support the role of fish and Ln-3 PUFA in the etiology of colon and rectal cancer in this population whose fish consumption was high and the variation in Ln-3 PUFA consumption was large...
  54. pmc Filter cigarette smoking and lung cancer risk; a hospital-based case--control study in Japan
    T Marugame
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Br J Cancer 90:646-51. 2004
    ..However, among subjects aged 65 years or more, no differences in histological type appeared related to type of cigarette smoked, implying that other factors are associated with increases in adenocarcinoma among older Japanese population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Vegetables, fruit consumption and risk of lung cancer among middle-aged Japanese men and women: JPHC study
    Ying Liu
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 15:349-57. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between vegetable and fruit consumption and incidence of lung cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Current status and trends in cancer mortality in Japan]
    Itsuro Yoshimi
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 31:832-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, on estimating the future trends of cancer mortality in Japan, it is important to take into account such trends in risk factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cancer research and control activities in Japan: contributions to international efforts
    Malcolm A Moore
    UICC Asian Regional Office for Cancer Control, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:183-200. 2009
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  58. ncbi request reprint Association of amino acid substitution polymorphisms in DNA repair genes TP53, POLI, REV1 and LIG4 with lung cancer risk
    Tokuki Sakiyama
    Center for Medical Genomics, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 114:730-7. 2005
    ..The present results suggest that these 4 SNPs function as genetic factors underlying lung cancer susceptibility by modulating activities to maintain the genome integrity of each individual...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of world trends in the epidemiology of lung cancer]
    Tomotaka Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute
    Nihon Rinsho 60:35-8. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Smoking and drinking habits among the JPHC study participants at baseline survey. Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study on Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 11:S44-56. 2001
    ..In females, the proportion of those who drink almost daily was higher in urban areas. There was substantial variation in the types of alcohol beverages consumed by males. In contrast, alcohol consumption in females comprised mainly beer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a self-administered questionnaire to determine dietary supplement users among Japanese
    J Ishihara
    National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo and Kashiwa, Japan
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:360-5. 2001
    ..Categories must be corrected when determining multivitamin and 'vitamin E'...
  62. doi request reprint Isoflavone intake and risk of lung cancer: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Taichi Shimazu
    Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center Tokyo Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:722-8. 2010
    ..Moreover, no prospective study has addressed this association in men...
  63. doi request reprint Cancer incidence and incidence rates in Japan in 2002: based on data from 11 population-based cancer registries
    Tomohiro Matsuda
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:641-8. 2008
    ..The number of cancer incidences, crude incidence rates, age-standardized incidence rates in 2002 in Japan are estimated. The estimated total number of incidences was 570,598...
  64. ncbi request reprint Impact of tobacco smoking on subsequent cancer risk among middle-aged Japanese men and women: data from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan--the JPHC study
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 104 0045 Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 38:516-22. 2004
    ..The present study aimed to obtain a relevant epidemiological index of the impact of tobacco smoking on the subsequent risk of cancer in Japan...
  65. ncbi request reprint Population attributable fraction of mortality associated with tobacco smoking in Japan: a pooled analysis of three large-scale cohort studies
    Kota Katanoda
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:251-64. 2008
    ..We estimated the population attributable fraction (PAF) of mortality associated with smoking in Japan, using pooled data from three large-scale cohort studies...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on the risk of total cancer incidence and mortality among middle-aged Japanese: data from a large-scale population-based cohort study--the JPHC study
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045 Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 15:671-80. 2004
    ..To determine whether low or high extremes of body mass index (BMI) in otherwise healthy individuals affect mortality only after they develop cancer or affect the likelihood that cancer will occur...
  67. doi request reprint The Japanese guideline for prostate cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Assessment and Management Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:339-51. 2009
    ..Both PSA and DRE were not recommended for population-based screening programs, but they could be conducted as individual-based screening if basic requirements were met...
  68. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption and subsequent risk of gastric cancer by subsite: the JPHC Study
    Shizuka Sasazuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1, Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 15:483-91. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between green tea consumption and subsequent risk of gastric cancer at different anatomical subsites in a population-based prospective study...
  69. ncbi request reprint Trends in reported incidences of gastric cancer by tumour location, from 1975 to 1989 in Japan
    Ying Liu
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 33:808-15. 2004
    ..This study was performed to estimate the incidence of gastric cancer by tumour location and to clarify whether the relative and absolute rates of gastric cancer in Japan changed between 1975 and 1989...
  70. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in neuroblastoma mortality before and after the cessation of national mass screening in Japan
    Kota Katanoda
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    J Epidemiol 19:266-70. 2009
    ..In 2003, the Japanese government halted the national mass screening program for neuroblastoma (NB), which had been running since the mid-1980s. It is not known whether the NB mortality rate subsequently increased or decreased...
  71. ncbi request reprint Smoking and risk of premature death among middle-aged Japanese: ten-year follow-up of the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study on cancer and cardiovascular diseases (JPHC Study) cohort I
    Megumi Hara
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8577, Japan
    Jpn J Cancer Res 93:6-14. 2002
    ..These findings provided information as to the quantitative risk for premature death due to smoking among middle-aged Japanese men and women, and showed that the elevated risk was not explained by the unhealthy lifestyle of smokers...
  72. ncbi request reprint Life-style and other characteristics of radiation workers at nuclear facilities in Japan: base-line data of a questionnaire survey
    Motoi Murata
    Institute of Radiation Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Association, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:310-9. 2002
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Cancer incidence and incidence rates in Japan in 2005: based on data from 12 population-based cancer registries in the Monitoring of Cancer Incidence in Japan (MCIJ) project
    Tomohiro Matsuda
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:139-47. 2011
    ..The leading cancer site was the stomach for men and the breast for women. Age-standardized incidence rates remained almost the same level as the previous 2 years...
  74. doi request reprint Population-based survival of cancer patients diagnosed between 1993 and 1999 in Japan: a chronological and international comparative study
    Tomohiro Matsuda
    Population based Cancer Registry Section, Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:40-51. 2011
    ..We also sought to determine time trends and to compare the results with international studies...
  75. doi request reprint Cancer incidence and incidence rates in Japan in 2004: based on data from 14 population-based cancer registries in the Monitoring of Cancer Incidence in Japan (MCIJ) Project
    Tomohiro Matsuda
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:1192-200. 2010
    ..The leading cancer site according to the crude and age-standardized incidence rates was the stomach for men and breast for women. The apparent increase in age-standardized incidence rates in 2003 was calmed down in 2004...
  76. ncbi request reprint Soy, isoflavones, and breast cancer risk in Japan
    Seiichiro Yamamoto
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:906-13. 2003
    ..We evaluated the relationship between isoflavone consumption and breast cancer risk among women in the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study on Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases (JPHC Study)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and incidence rates in Japan in 2001 based on the data from 10 population-based cancer registries
    Tomomi Marugame
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:884-91. 2007
  78. doi request reprint The Japanese guideline for cervical cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Assessment and Management Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:485-502. 2010
    ..Cervical cancer screening using either human papillomavirus testing alone or two combination methods is not recommended for population-based screening due to insufficient evidence...
  79. doi request reprint Do the Japanese feel more suspicious about cancer registration than the British?
    Tomohiro Matsuda
    Population based Cancer Registry Section, Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:122-30. 2010
    ..Cancer registration is indispensable, providing useful statistical measures for the appropriate evaluation of cancer control programs and medical treatment or screening...
  80. ncbi request reprint Demographics, lifestyles, health characteristics, and dietary intake among dietary supplement users in Japan
    Junko Ishihara
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 32:546-53. 2003
    ..The objective of our study was to investigate the association between supplement use and demographics, lifestyles, health characteristics, and dietary intake in a population-based cohort study in Japan...
  81. ncbi request reprint Projection of lung cancer mortality in Japan
    Satoshi Kaneko
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Sci 94:919-23. 2003
    ..Lung cancer mortality in the future depends on the risk factors engaged in by today's young people, especially smoking. Strong promotion of anti-smoking measures and careful surveillance for lung cancer are needed...
  82. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking and breast cancer risk in middle-aged Japanese women
    Tomoyuki Hanaoka
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Cancer 114:317-22. 2005
    ..6; 95% CI = 1.3-5.2) but not in postmenopausal women (RR = 0.7; 95% CI = 0.4-1.0). We conclude that tobacco smoking increases the risk of female breast cancer in premenopausal women...
  83. ncbi request reprint Trends in lung cancer mortality among young adults in Japan
    Tomomi Marugame
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:177-80. 2005
    ..Trends in lung cancer mortality among young adults, which are important for projecting future trends, have not been explored previously in Japan...
  84. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors, hormone use and the risk of lung cancer among middle-aged never-smoking Japanese women: a large-scale population-based cohort study
    Ying Liu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 117:662-6. 2005
    ..40 (95% CI 1.07-5.40). These findings suggest that both endogenous and extraneous estrogen may be involved in the etiology of lung cancer...
  85. doi request reprint The Japanese guidelines for gastric cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Technology Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:259-67. 2008
    ..8% of the total number of cancer deaths. Since 1983, under the Health Service Law for the Aged, gastric cancer screening has been conducted nationwide for all residents aged 40 years and over...
  86. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and incidence rates in Japan in 2000: Estimates based on data from 11 population-based cancer registries
    Tomomi Marugame
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:668-75. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking and lung cancer in Japanese non-smoking women: a prospective study
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 122:653-7. 2008
    ..93, 95% CI 0.88-4.23). These findings confirm that passive smoking is a risk factor for lung cancer, especially for adenocarcinoma among Japanese women...
  88. ncbi request reprint Generalizability of relative risk estimates from a well-defined population to a general population
    Motoki Iwasaki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:253-62. 2006
    ..06). Our results suggest that even for RRs, the extrapolation of estimates for a sample from a well-defined population to a general population may not be possible...
  89. ncbi request reprint Comparison of observed and expected numbers of detected cancers in the research center for cancer prevention and screening program
    Chisato Hamashima
    Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:301-8. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint The Japan cancer surveillance report: incidence of childhood, bone, penis and testis cancers
    Tomomi Marugame
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:319-23. 2007
  91. ncbi request reprint Awareness of and adherence to cancer screening guidelines among health professionals in Japan
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Technology Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 98:1241-7. 2007
    ..To properly conduct evidence-based cancer screening, it is necessary that health professionals have an appropriate understanding of the guidelines...
  92. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol drinking and all-cause mortality: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan
    Tomomi Marugame
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1039-46. 2007
    ..These findings support the Japanese social belief that "liver holidays," abstaining from alcohol for more than 2 days per week, are important for heavy drinkers...
  93. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer death rates by smoking status: comparison of the Three-Prefecture Cohort study in Japan to the Cancer Prevention Study II in the USA
    Tomomi Marugame
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:120-6. 2005
    ..34 [95%CI 0.27-0.43]). These findings might explain why Japanese risks of lung cancer are lower than those observed in Western countries...
  94. doi request reprint The standardized development method of the Japanese guidelines for cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Technology Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:288-95. 2008
    ..To reduce cancer mortality, effective screening should be implemented properly. In Japan, the Research Group for Cancer Screening developed screening guidelines; however, the development process was not well established...
  95. ncbi request reprint Influence of coffee drinking on subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective study in Japan
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045 Japan
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:293-300. 2005
    ..We conducted a large-scale population-based cohort study of the association between coffee drinking and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in a Japanese population...
  96. ncbi request reprint Trends in smoking by birth cohorts born between 1900 and 1977 in Japan
    Tomomi Marugame
    Statistics and Cancer Control Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 42:120-7. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to elucidate the changing patterns of smoking among successive birth cohorts in Japan...
  97. ncbi request reprint [Lung cancer]
    T Sobue
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, 5-1-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 28:163-7. 2001
    ....
  98. doi request reprint A Joinpoint regression analysis of long-term trends in cancer mortality in Japan (1958-2004)
    Dongmei Qiu
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 124:443-8. 2009
    ..An effective cancer control program including prevention, early detection and treatment should be implemented to further reduce the cancer mortality, particularly for cancer sites that show higher mortality rates or increasing trends...
  99. doi request reprint Lifetime and age-conditional probabilities of developing or dying of cancer in Japan
    Ken ichi Kamo
    Division of Mathematics, School of Medicine Liberal Arts and Sciences, Sapporo Medical University, Chuo Ku, Sapporo 060 8543, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:571-6. 2008
    ..Moreover, the probabilities of developing cancer within specific decades of age are obtained as the short-term risks...
  100. ncbi request reprint Association of habitual smoking and drinking with single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in 40 candidate genes: data from random population-based Japanese samples
    Ying Liu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center of Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    J Hum Genet 50:62-8. 2005
    ..The findings of the present study suggest that polymorphism in associated candidate genes plays a role in the habitual use of tobacco and alcohol among Japanese men...
  101. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in the MTH1 gene with small cell lung carcinoma risk
    Takashi Kohno
    Center for Medical Genomics, Tokyo, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 27:2448-54. 2006
    ..0 (95% CI: 1.2-3.2, P=0.002). The present results indicate that inter-individual differences in MTH1 activities due to SNPs are involved in susceptibility to SCLC...