Naruto Taira

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Affiliation: Okayama University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Health-related quality of life and psychological distress during neoadjuvant endocrine therapy with letrozole to determine endocrine responsiveness in postmenopausal breast cancer
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:155-64. 2014
  2. doi Impact of preservation of the intercostobrachial nerve during axillary dissection on sensory change and health-related quality of life 2 years after breast cancer surgery
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Breast Cancer 21:183-90. 2014
  3. pmc Effects of lifestyle and single nucleotide polymorphisms on breast cancer risk: a case-control study in Japanese women
    Taeko Mizoo
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Cancer 13:565. 2013
  4. doi Comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly breast cancer patients
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kita ku, Japan
    Breast Cancer 17:183-9. 2010
  5. doi Associations among baseline variables, treatment-related factors and health-related quality of life 2 years after breast cancer surgery
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:735-47. 2011
  6. doi Determination of indication for sentinel lymph node biopsy in clinical node-negative breast cancer using preoperative 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography fusion imaging
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:16-21. 2009
  7. ncbi Contrast-enhanced CT evaluation of clinically and mammographically occult multiple breast tumors in women with unilateral early breast cancer
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:419-25. 2008
  8. ncbi Phyllodes tumor of the breast: stromal overgrowth and histological classification are useful prognosis-predictive factors for local recurrence in patients with a positive surgical margin
    Naruto Taira
    Dentistry Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:730-6. 2007
  9. ncbi Tumor inhibitory effect of gefitinib (ZD1839, Iressa) and taxane combination therapy in EGFR-overexpressing breast cancer cell lines (MCF7/ADR, MDA-MB-231)
    Daisuke Takabatake
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Shikata, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Cancer 120:181-8. 2007
  10. doi Combination treatment with fulvestrant and various cytotoxic agents (doxorubicin, paclitaxel, docetaxel, vinorelbine, and 5-fluorouracil) has a synergistic effect in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    Hirokuni Ikeda
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer Sci 102:2038-42. 2011

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  1. ncbi Health-related quality of life and psychological distress during neoadjuvant endocrine therapy with letrozole to determine endocrine responsiveness in postmenopausal breast cancer
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:155-64. 2014
    ..Neoadjuvant endocrine therapy with LET had no impact on global HRQoL, but did influence endocrine-related symptoms such as hot flush. This study is registered as UMIN000001090...
  2. doi Impact of preservation of the intercostobrachial nerve during axillary dissection on sensory change and health-related quality of life 2 years after breast cancer surgery
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Breast Cancer 21:183-90. 2014
    ..Preservation of the ICBN may be of value, but few prospective studies have shown an impact of preservation on sensory changes or health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after breast cancer surgery...
  3. pmc Effects of lifestyle and single nucleotide polymorphisms on breast cancer risk: a case-control study in Japanese women
    Taeko Mizoo
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Cancer 13:565. 2013
    ..Thus, the goals of this study were to validate the association between reported SNPs and breast cancer risk in the Japanese population and to evaluate the effects of SNP genotypes and lifestyle factors on breast cancer risk...
  4. doi Comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly breast cancer patients
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kita ku, Japan
    Breast Cancer 17:183-9. 2010
    ..A prospective investigation of the CGA as an outcome index in elderly breast cancer patients is required to address these issues...
  5. doi Associations among baseline variables, treatment-related factors and health-related quality of life 2 years after breast cancer surgery
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:735-47. 2011
    ..A further study of psychosocial interventions is required to improve depression and social well-being after breast cancer surgery...
  6. doi Determination of indication for sentinel lymph node biopsy in clinical node-negative breast cancer using preoperative 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography fusion imaging
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:16-21. 2009
    ..Fluorine-18-labeled 2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) may have a high positive predictive value in diagnosis of axillary lymph node metastasis...
  7. ncbi Contrast-enhanced CT evaluation of clinically and mammographically occult multiple breast tumors in women with unilateral early breast cancer
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:419-25. 2008
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging mammography is performed to determine the extent of lesions and to detect occult lesions, but preoperative diagnosis by breast computed tomography (CT) is less common...
  8. ncbi Phyllodes tumor of the breast: stromal overgrowth and histological classification are useful prognosis-predictive factors for local recurrence in patients with a positive surgical margin
    Naruto Taira
    Dentistry Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:730-6. 2007
    ..We reviewed the outcomes of excision of phyllodes tumors to investigate factors involved in local recurrence and to determine the indication for re-excision in stump-positive cases...
  9. ncbi Tumor inhibitory effect of gefitinib (ZD1839, Iressa) and taxane combination therapy in EGFR-overexpressing breast cancer cell lines (MCF7/ADR, MDA-MB-231)
    Daisuke Takabatake
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Shikata, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Cancer 120:181-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest gefitinib overcomes the drug-resistance of these cells, thereby increasing the effects of taxane on MCF7/ADR cells. Further, activation of the EGFR-Akt pathway by taxane is related to this synergistic effect...
  10. doi Combination treatment with fulvestrant and various cytotoxic agents (doxorubicin, paclitaxel, docetaxel, vinorelbine, and 5-fluorouracil) has a synergistic effect in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    Hirokuni Ikeda
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer Sci 102:2038-42. 2011
    ..In conclusion, fulvestrant showed good compatibility with all the evaluated chemotherapeutic agents, and especially with docetaxel, in vitro and in vivo...
  11. ncbi p53 expression in pretreatment specimen predicts response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy including anthracycline and taxane in patients with primary breast cancer
    Tadahiko Shien
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 67:165-70. 2013
    ..We conclude that the level of p53 expression in the CNB was an effective and reliable predictor of treatment response to NAC. ..
  12. ncbi Gefitinib, an epidermal growth factor receptor blockade agent, shows additional or synergistic effects on the radiosensitivity of esophageal cancer cells in vitro
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 60:25-34. 2006
    ..These results suggest that further evaluation of EGFR blockade as a treatment for esophageal cancer should be performed, and that radiotherapy combined with EGFR blockade may enhance the response of esophageal carcinoma to therapy...
  13. doi Clinicopathological relevance of UbcH10 in breast cancer
    Takeo Fujita
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University School of Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:238-48. 2009
    ..Thus, aberrant UbcH10 activity may induce the dysfunction of proper cell cycle progression and result in the aggressive behavior of tumor cells in patients with breast cancer...
  14. pmc The estrogen receptor influences microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) expression and the selective estrogen receptor inhibitor fulvestrant downregulates MAPT and increases the sensitivity to taxane in breast cancer cells
    Hirokuni Ikeda
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City, Okayama, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R43. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined the correlation of MAPT expression with the sensitivity of human breast cancer cells to taxanes, and the relationship between ER and MAPT...
  15. ncbi Feasibility study of docetaxel with cyclophosphamide as adjuvant chemotherapy for Japanese breast cancer patients
    Daisuke Takabatake
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:478-83. 2009
    ..To introduce TC therapy in Japan, the verification of the safety and tolerability is essential. We performed a collaborative prospective safety study with Okayama University to introduce TC therapy...
  16. ncbi Antitumor effect of gefitinib ('Iressa') on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma cell lines in vitro and in vivo
    Fumikata Hara
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Cancer Lett 226:37-47. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our findings demonstrate that gefitinib is effective for growth inhibition of ESCC cell lines in vitro and in vivo and suggest that gefitinib may be one of the new therapeutic options for ESSC...
  17. ncbi Primary tumor resection improves the survival of younger patients with metastatic breast cancer
    Tadahiko Shien
    Department of Breast Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Oncol Rep 21:827-32. 2009
    ..Prospective studies are required to validate these findings and evaluate the impact of surgical intervention...
  18. ncbi Clinical efficacy of capecitabine and cyclophosphamide (XC) in patients with metastatic breast cancer
    Tadahiko Shien
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 65:231-7. 2011
    ..XC was safe even in previously treated and elderly MBC patients;moreover, it yielded remarkable clinical responses...
  19. ncbi Ectopic cervical thymoma: a case report with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography findings
    Kazuhiko Shien
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 66:357-61. 2012
    ..Our experience indicates that ectopic thymoma should be kept in mind during the differential diagnosis of neck tumors with FDG accumulation appearing on PET images...
  20. doi Expression of ALDH1 in axillary lymph node metastases is a prognostic factor of poor clinical outcome in breast cancer patients with 1-3 lymph node metastases
    Tomohiro Nogami
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Kita ku, Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Breast Cancer 21:58-65. 2014
    ..In this study, we investigated whether the detection of CSC in axillary lymph node metastases (ALNM) might be a significant prognostic factor in patients with breast cancer...
  21. pmc DNA methylation status of REIC/Dkk-3 gene in human malignancies
    Tatsuro Hayashi
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 138:799-809. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the methylation status of REIC/Dkk-3 type-a in a broad range of human malignancies...
  22. ncbi PLC and PI3K pathways are important in the inhibition of EGF-induced cell migration by gefitinib ('Iressa', ZD1839)
    Tadahiko Shien
    Department of Surgery II, University of Okayama, 1 5 2 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Breast Cancer 11:367-73. 2004
    ..But the details of the anti-cancer effect and mechanism have not been elucidated. We studied the anti-cancer effect of gefitinib in breast cancer cell lines and the intracellular pathway downstream of EGFR associated with cell migration...
  23. ncbi [A case of the usage of entecavir to prevent hepatitis B virus reactivation during chemotherapy in breast cancer patient]
    Takayuki Muraoka
    Dept of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 38:1861-4. 2011
    ..The HBV-DNA was decreased under the titer of detection and no re-increase in HBV-DNA was found during chemotherapy. Planned chemotherapy was accomplished safely without HBV reactivation...
  24. ncbi Estrogen receptor (ER) mRNA expression and molecular subtype distribution in ER-negative/progesterone receptor-positive breast cancers
    Mitsuya Itoh
    Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:403-9. 2014
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  25. pmc A radial sclerosing lesion mimicking breast cancer on mammography in a young woman
    Masashi Furukawa
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Case Rep Oncol 5:99-103. 2012
    ..One year after the biopsy, the lump on her left breast had disappeared and mammography showed no spiculated mass...
  26. ncbi Functional interaction of fibroblast growth factor-8, bone morphogenetic protein and estrogen receptor in breast cancer cell proliferation
    Hiroko Masuda
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kitaku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 343:7-17. 2011
    ..Collectively, the results indicate that FGF-8 acts to facilitate cell proliferation by upregulating endogenous estrogenic actions as well as by suppressing BMP receptor signaling in ER-expressing breast cancer cells...
  27. ncbi Less invasive surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism based on preoperative 99mTc-hexakis-2-methoxyisobutylisonitrile imaging findings
    Naruto Taira
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University School of Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Surg Today 34:197-203. 2004
    ..The clinical benefits acquired by introducing hexakis-2-methoxyisobutylisonitrile (MIBI), the reliability of MIBI, and the adequacy of applying less invasive surgeries based on MIBI imaging were retrospectively investigated...
  28. pmc Overexpression of UbcH10 alternates the cell cycle profile and accelerate the tumor proliferation in colon cancer
    Takeo Fujita
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University School of Medicine, Okayama, Japan
    BMC Cancer 9:87. 2009
    ..To assess the potential role of UbcH10 in colon cancer progression, we analyzed the clinicopathological relevance of UbcH10 in colon cancer...
  29. doi Bilateral angiosarcoma of the breast detected by magnetic resonance imaging during pregnancy
    Takeo Fujita
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University School of Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 14:560-3. 2009
    ..Diagnosed as angiosarcoma preoperatively, excision of the bilateral tumors was performed. Histological findings of the removed bilateral tumors were compatible with high-grade angiosarcoma of the breast...
  30. doi Clinicopathological features of tumors as predictors of the efficacy of primary neoadjuvant chemotherapy for operable breast cancer
    Tadahiko Shien
    Department of Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    World J Surg 33:44-51. 2009
    ..Clinicopathological markers that predict patient response to NC are needed to individualize treatment...