K Ogawa

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Affiliation: University of the Ryukyus
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Cloning and functional characterization of chicken p160 coactivator family members
    S Arai
    Laboratory of Environmental Biochemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, 1-6 Yamada-oka, Suita, 565-0871, Osaka, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1518:7-18. 2001
  2. ncbi Combination external beam radiotherapy and high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer: analysis of dose and fractionation schedule
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1344-53. 2003
  3. ncbi Molecular mechanisms of DNA damage induced by procarbazine in the presence of Cu(II)
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Mutat Res 539:145-55. 2003
  4. pmc Phase II trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with chemotherapy for high-grade gliomas
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, and Department of Radiology, Naha City Hospital, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Br J Cancer 95:862-8. 2006
  5. ncbi [Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal-report of four cases]
    Ayano Kinjo
    Dept of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus Hospital, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:519-22. 2008
  6. doi Concurrent radiotherapy and gemcitabine for unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma: impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on survival
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:559-65. 2012
  7. doi Radical external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer in Japan: changing trends in the patterns of care process survey
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:1310-8. 2011
  8. doi Phase II trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with multiagent chemotherapy (procarbazine, nimustine, and vincristine) for high-grade gliomas: long-term results
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:732-8. 2012
  9. ncbi Postoperative radiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus: analysis of local control and late complications
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0125, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:315-9. 2001
  10. ncbi Radical external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer in Japan: differences in the patterns of care between Japan and the United States
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Osaka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:575-80. 2006

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Publications78

  1. ncbi Cloning and functional characterization of chicken p160 coactivator family members
    S Arai
    Laboratory of Environmental Biochemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, 1-6 Yamada-oka, Suita, 565-0871, Osaka, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1518:7-18. 2001
    ..The loss of NR box 4 results in a decrease of interaction with the nuclear receptor, which indicates that NR box 4 is required for efficient interaction...
  2. ncbi Combination external beam radiotherapy and high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer: analysis of dose and fractionation schedule
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1344-53. 2003
    ..To determine an appropriate dose and fractionation schedule for a combination of external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy (HDR-ICBT) for uterine cervical cancer...
  3. ncbi Molecular mechanisms of DNA damage induced by procarbazine in the presence of Cu(II)
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Mutat Res 539:145-55. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in addition to alkylation, oxidative DNA damage may play important roles in not only antitumor effects but also mutagenesis and carcinogenesis induced by procarbazine...
  4. pmc Phase II trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with chemotherapy for high-grade gliomas
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, and Department of Radiology, Naha City Hospital, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Br J Cancer 95:862-8. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to strictly evaluate the effectiveness of radiotherapy after HBO for these tumours...
  5. ncbi [Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal-report of four cases]
    Ayano Kinjo
    Dept of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus Hospital, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:519-22. 2008
    ..These results suggest that concurrent chemoradiotherapy is safe and effective for Japanese patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal...
  6. doi Concurrent radiotherapy and gemcitabine for unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma: impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on survival
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:559-65. 2012
    ..To retrospectively analyze results of concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) using gemcitabine (GEM) for unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  7. doi Radical external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer in Japan: changing trends in the patterns of care process survey
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:1310-8. 2011
    ..To delineate changing trends in radical external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer in Japan...
  8. doi Phase II trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with multiagent chemotherapy (procarbazine, nimustine, and vincristine) for high-grade gliomas: long-term results
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:732-8. 2012
    ..To analyze the long-term results of a Phase II trial of radiotherapy given immediately after hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) with multiagent chemotherapy in adults with high-grade gliomas...
  9. ncbi Postoperative radiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus: analysis of local control and late complications
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0125, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:315-9. 2001
    ..On the other hand, a dose of 60 Gy or more was required for the patients with microscopic positive margins...
  10. ncbi Radical external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer in Japan: differences in the patterns of care between Japan and the United States
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Osaka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:575-80. 2006
    ..The current study focused on the differences in the patterns of care between Japan and the United States for clinically localized prostate cancer patients treated with radical external beam radiotherapy...
  11. ncbi Intraoperative radiotherapy for resected pancreatic cancer: a multi-institutional retrospective analysis of 210 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:734-42. 2010
    ..To retrospectively analyze the results of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) with or without external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for resected pancreatic cancer...
  12. ncbi Treatment and prognosis of patients with intracranial nongerminomatous malignant germ cell tumors: a multiinstitutional retrospective analysis of 41 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 98:369-76. 2003
    ..The authors retrospectively investigated the results of different treatment regimens in patients with these tumors...
  13. doi 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...
  14. ncbi Postoperative radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: clinical significance of nadir prostate-specific antigen value within 12 months
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 29:4605-13. 2009
    ....
  15. doi Intraoperative radiotherapy for unresectable pancreatic cancer: a multi-institutional retrospective analysis of 144 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:111-8. 2011
    ..To retrospectively analyze the results of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) + external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for unresectable pancreatic cancer...
  16. ncbi Patterns of radiotherapy practice for pancreatic cancer in Japan: results of the Japanese Radiation Oncology Study Group (JROSG) survey
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:743-50. 2010
    ..To determine the patterns of radiotherapy practice for pancreatic cancer in Japan...
  17. ncbi Radical external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer in Japan: results of the 1999-2001 patterns of care process survey
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:40-5. 2006
    ..This study examined the influence of institutional stratification on care for patients receiving radical external beam radiotherapy...
  18. ncbi Radical external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer in Japan: preliminary results of the 1999-2001 patterns of care process survey
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:29-36. 2004
    ..These PCS results were compared with those of the 1999 PCS in the USA...
  19. ncbi Radical external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer in Japan: preliminary results of the changing trends in the Patterns of Care process survey between 1996-1998 and 1999-2001
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:131-6. 2004
    ..To report the preliminary results of a study to delineate the changing trends in radical external beam radiotherapy usage for prostate cancer between the 1996-1998 and 1999-2001 survey periods in Japan...
  20. ncbi Radical external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer in Japan: changing trends in the patterns of care process survey between 1996-1998 and 1999-2001
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 25:3507-11. 2005
    ..This report presents results of a study delineating changing trends in radical external beam radiotherapy usage for prostate cancer between the 1996-1998 and 1999-2001 Patterns of Care Study (PCS) survey periods in Japan...
  21. doi External beam radiotherapy for clinically localized hormone-refractory prostate cancer: clinical significance of Nadir prostate-specific antigen value within 12 months
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:759-65. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi Postoperative external beam radiotherapy for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: impact of chemotherapy on local control and survival
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 30:2959-67. 2010
    ..To analyze retrospectively the results of postoperative external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  23. ncbi Treatment and prognosis of thymic carcinoma: a retrospective analysis of 40 cases
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 94:3115-9. 2002
    ..Thymic carcinomas are rare neoplasms, and information regarding the results of treatment and possible prognostic factors in patients with these tumors is limited...
  24. ncbi Postoperative radiation therapy for completely resected invasive thymoma: prognostic value of pleural invasion for intrathoracic control
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 29:474-8. 1999
    ..This study was conducted to assess the efficacy of postoperative mediastinal irradiation in patients with completely resected invasive thymoma...
  25. ncbi Palliative radiation therapy for brain metastases from endometrial carcinoma: report of two cases
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 29:498-503. 1999
    ....
  26. ncbi Radiation therapy following mastectomy for axillary node-positive breast cancer: indication of chest wall irradiation
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Oncol Rep 7:1107-12. 2000
    ..In contrast, those without definite vascular invasion need not be administered chest wall irradiation...
  27. ncbi Treatment and prognosis of brain metastases from breast cancer
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    J Neurooncol 86:231-8. 2008
    ..To analyze retrospectively the results of treatments for patients with brain metastases from breast cancer...
  28. ncbi Long-term results of radiotherapy for intracranial germinoma: a multi-institutional retrospective review of 126 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:705-13. 2004
    ..Optimal management of radiotherapy (RT) for intracranial germinoma remains controversial. This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term results of RT in patients with these tumors...
  29. ncbi Clinical significance of HIF-1alpha expression in patients with esophageal cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:2351-9. 2011
    ..We investigated whether hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1 α) expression in pretreatment biopsies of esophageal cancer is predictive of clinical outcome in patients with esophageal cancer undergoing concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT)...
  30. ncbi Predicting the tumor response to radiotherapy using microarray analysis (Review)
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Oncol Rep 18:1243-8. 2007
    ..Global gene expression profiling of responders and non-responders can be useful in predicting responses to radiotherapy and may also provide insights into the development of individualized therapies and novel therapeutic targets...
  31. ncbi Treatment and prognosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal and middle ear: a multi-institutional retrospective review of 87 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1326-34. 2007
    ..To examine the relative roles of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy in the management of patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the external auditory canal and middle ear...
  32. ncbi Hyperfractionated radiotherapy and multi-agent chemotherapy (procarbazine, ACNU and vincristine) for high-grade gliomas: a prospective study
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:2457-62. 2006
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and toxicity of hyperfractionated radiotherapy and multi-agent chemotherapy, including procarbazine, nimustine (ACNU) and vincristine, in adults with high-grade gliomas...
  33. ncbi Brain metastases from esophageal carcinoma: natural history, prognostic factors, and outcome
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 94:759-64. 2002
    ..Brain metastases from esophageal carcinoma are extremely rare, and information regarding the natural history, results of treatment, and possible prognostic factors in these patients is limited...
  34. ncbi Postoperative radiotherapy for patients with completely resected thymoma: a multi-institutional, retrospective review of 103 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 94:1405-13. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to assess the efficacy of postoperative mediastinal irradiation in patients with completely resected thymoma...
  35. ncbi Influence of age on the pattern and outcome of external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:1319-25. 2006
    ..The influence of age on the patterns and outcomes of external beam radiotherapy for clinically localized prostate cancer patients was examined...
  36. ncbi Hyperfractionated radiotherapy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer: report of seven cases
    T Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 29:160-3. 1999
    ..However, it carries some risk of late complications and might be inadequate for preventing distant metastases. A three-dimensional conformal boost irradiation technique and adequate dose intensity chemotherapy might be encouraged...
  37. ncbi Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of thoracic esophagus: feasibility and outcome of large regional field and high-dose external beam boost irradiation
    T Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 31:375-81. 2001
    ..No patient suffered fistula formation. CONCLUSIONS: Despite poor compliance for elderly patients and frequent severe toxicities, our concurrent CT-RT resulted in a favorable outcome in thoracic esophageal cancer...
  38. ncbi Prospective trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with chemotherapy for high-grade gliomas
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, 903 0215, Okinawa, Japan
    Radiother Oncol 67:63-7. 2003
    ..The current study indicated that radiotherapy immediately after HBO with chemotherapy was feasible for high-grade gliomas...
  39. ncbi Trends in the practice of radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer in Japan: a preliminary patterns of care study report
    Katsumasa Nakamura
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Osaka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 33:527-32. 2003
    ..This is the first study to examine the characteristics and changes of the patterns of radiotherapy for prostate cancer in Japan...
  40. ncbi Quality of life of vestibular schwannoma patients after surgery
    Y Inoue
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 121:59-61. 2001
    ..Dizziness improved after surgery in the majority of VS patients. However, 30% of patients had difficulty driving a car and 50% of patients could not enjoy activities such as playing sport after surgery...
  41. ncbi The learning curve in post-operative hearing results in vestibular schwannoma surgery
    J Kanzaki
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:209-13. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi Treatment and prognosis of brain metastases from gynecological cancers
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 48:57-62; discussion 62-3. 2008
    ..Palliative radiotherapy was effective in improving the quality of the remaining life for patients with unfavorable prognoses...
  43. ncbi Postoperative radiotherapy for patients with prostate cancer in Japan; Changing trends in national practice between 1996-98 and 1999-2001: Patterns of care study for prostate cancer
    Tomonari Sasaki
    Department of Radiology, National Kyushu Cancer Center, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:649-54. 2006
    ..To evaluate the changing trends of standards and practices for postoperative radiotherapy (RT) for patients with prostate cancer in Japan...
  44. doi Patterns of radiation treatment planning for localized prostate cancer in Japan: 2003-05 patterns of care study report
    Katsumasa Nakamura
    Department of Radiology, Kyushu University Hospital at Beppu, Beppu, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:820-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify the treatment planning process for Japanese patients with localized prostate cancer...
  45. doi Spinal recurrence from intracranial germinoma: risk factors and treatment outcome for spinal recurrence
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1347-54. 2008
    ..To analyze retrospectively the risk factors of spinal recurrence in patients with intracranial germinoma and clinical outcomes of patients who developed spinal recurrence...
  46. ncbi Lack of benefit of spinal irradiation in the primary treatment of intracranial germinoma: a multiinstitutional, retrospective review of 180 patients
    Naoto Shikama
    Department of Radiology, Shinshu University, School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Cancer 104:126-34. 2005
    ..The current study assessed the contribution of spinal irradiation to the treatment outcome of patients with intracranial germinoma...
  47. ncbi Vestibular schwannoma presenting as sudden deafness
    Y Inoue
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Laryngol Otol 114:589-92. 2000
    ..Impaired hearing completely recovered in five our of 24 patients. ABR findings indicated that the aetiology of sudden deafness in the vestibular schwannoma patients might vary in each patient...
  48. ncbi High-risk group for locoregional recurrence in patients with stage IB-IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Makoto Hirakawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:1437-41. 2011
    ..To identify predictive factors for locoregional recurrence in patients with FIGO stage IB-IIB cervical cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT)...
  49. doi Radiotherapy for patients with localized hormone-refractory prostate cancer: results of the Patterns of Care Study in Japan
    Tomonari Sasaki
    Department of Radiology, National Kyushu Cancer Center, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BJU Int 104:1462-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the clinical results of radiotherapy (RT) for patients with regionally localized hormone-refractory prostate carcinoma (HRPC)...
  50. ncbi Predictive factor of distant recurrence in locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Makoto Hirakawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 108:126-9. 2008
    ..To identify prognostic factors in patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT)...
  51. ncbi Radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer: results of the 1995-1997 patterns of care process survey in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215 Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:139-48. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to establish Japanese national practice patterns for uterine cervical cancer patients who received radiotherapy without surgery...
  52. ncbi Concurrent chemoradiotherapy using high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 96:665-70. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi Postoperative whole abdominal radiotherapy in clear cell adenocarcinoma of the ovary
    Yutaka Nagai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 107:469-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the efficacy of postoperative whole abdominal radiotherapy (WAR) for ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma (OCCA)...
  54. ncbi Concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina: case series and literature review
    Tsuguhisa Nashiro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:335-9. 2008
    ..We reviewed our experience with patients with primary squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina who received concurrent chemoradiation therapy (CCRT)...
  55. pmc Treatment and prognosis of angiosarcoma of the scalp and face: a retrospective analysis of 48 patients
    K Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Br J Radiol 85:e1127-33. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to retrospectively analyse the treatment results of clinically localised angiosarcoma of the scalp and face...
  56. ncbi Perilymph fistula--45 case analysis
    F Goto
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:29-33. 2001
    ..To know the clinical features of PLF is one of the greatest helps to make both earlier and accurate diagnosis. In spite of some innovations in clinical examinations classic diagnostic procedure is thought to be still reliable...
  57. ncbi Heterogeneity of phospholipase C in the cochlea of the guinea pig
    T Oba
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 63:272-9. 2001
    ..In addition, PLCbeta1, delta1 and gamma1 were also present in type I spiral ganglion cells. Based on these results, we discussed the function of these PLC isoforms in the cochlea...
  58. ncbi Effects of changes in stimulus level on phases of distortion product otoacoustic emissions
    T Harada
    Department of Ororhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Tokai University, Tokai, Japan
    Hear Res 152:152-8. 2001
    ....
  59. ncbi Development of gastro-lymphatic fistula during chemoradiotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer: a case report
    Goro Kasuya
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 29:525-7. 2009
    ..The results indicate that there may be some risks of gastro-lymphatic fistula in patients treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer when there are possible signs of involvement by CT scans...
  60. doi Pharmacokinetics of cyclosporine A at a high-peak concentration of twice-daily infusion and oral administration in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Y Inoue
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, St Marianna University, School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:518-24. 2011
    ....
  61. pmc Current state of gastric stump carcinoma in Japan: based on the results of a nationwide survey
    Nobuhiko Tanigawa
    Department of General and Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka Medical College, 17 2, Daigaku machi, Takatsuki City, Osaka, 569 8686, Japan
    World J Surg 34:1540-7. 2010
    ..The Japanese Society for the Study of Postoperative Morbidity after Gastrectomy (JSSPMG) performed a nationwide questionnaire survey to understand the current state of gastric stump carcinoma in Japan...
  62. ncbi Self-expandable metallic stent placement for patients with inoperable esophageal carcinoma: investigation of the influence of prior radiotherapy and chemotherapy
    Yuko Iraha
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nakagami gun, Okinawa, Japan
    Radiat Med 24:247-52. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and complications of self-expandable metallic stent placement for patients with inoperable esophageal carcinoma after radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy...
  63. ncbi Radiation enterocolitis requiring surgery in patients with gynecological malignancies
    Shiro Iraha
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1088-93. 2007
    ..To identify the characteristics, risk factors, and clinical outcomes of radiation enterocolitis requiring surgery in patients with gynecologic malignancies...
  64. ncbi High dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for carcinoma in situ of the vagina occurring after hysterectomy: a rational prescription of radiation dose
    Yoko Teruya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:360-4. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to profile patients who were treated with high dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for carcinoma in situ of the vagina that occurred after hysterectomy, with special reference to a rational prescription of radiation dose...
  65. ncbi Severe late complications in patients with uterine cancer treated with postoperative radiotherapy
    Goro Kasuya
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:3527-33. 2011
    ..We carried out this retrospective analysis to identify the incidence of risk factors for such complications...
  66. ncbi Clinical assessment by MRI for patients with stage II cervical carcinoma treated by radiation alone in multicenter analysis: are all patients with stage II disease suitable candidates for chemoradiotherapy?
    Takeshi Kodaira
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:627-36. 2002
    ..From recent randomized trials, patients with Stage II cervical carcinoma are thought to be candidates for chemoradiotherapy. To refine the strategy for Stage II patients, we performed a retrospective multi-institutional analysis using MRI...
  67. ncbi Comparison of prognostic value of MRI and FIGO stage among patients with cervical carcinoma treated with radiotherapy
    Takeshi Kodaira
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:769-77. 2003
    ..To compare the efficacy of MRI and FIGO stage, we performed retrospective multicenter analysis of patients with Stage II-III disease treated with radiation alone...
  68. ncbi Differential gene expression profiles of radioresistant pancreatic cancer cell lines established by fractionated irradiation
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Molecular and Surgical Oncology, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Beppu, Japan
    Int J Oncol 28:705-13. 2006
    ..Global gene analysis of radioresistant sublines may provide new insights into the mechanisms underlying clinical radioresistance and to improving the efficacy of radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer...
  69. ncbi Clinical evaluation using magnetic resonance imaging for patients with stage III cervical carcinoma treated by radiation alone in multicenter analysis: its usefulness and limitations in clinical practice
    Takeshi Kodaira
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:574-83. 2003
    ..In addition, size/volume analysis showed no apparent relationship with disease-free survival. For patients with stage III disease, MRI may provide beneficial information predicting distant metastasis, but not for local control...
  70. ncbi Hyperthermic isolated regional perfusion with CDDP for bone and soft-tissue sarcoma of the lower limb: pharmacokinetics, thermal dose, toxicity, and feasibility
    Satoshi Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 56:55-62. 2005
    ..Multimodality treatment of HIRP with preoperative chemotherapy and surgery is a relatively safe and reliable therapeutic option for patients with limb sarcomas, and our method offers excellent local control...
  71. ncbi [A case of long-term survival of postoperative brain metastasis of small cell lung cancer effectively treated with chemotherapy, whole brain radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery]
    Tomofumi Yohena
    Dept of General Thoracic Surgery, National Okinawa Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:331-4. 2008
    ..No severe side effects were observed during these treatments. Currently, the patient has been alive with good performance status and no signs of relapse...
  72. ncbi Valsartan in a Japanese population with hypertension and other cardiovascular disease (Jikei Heart Study): a randomised, open-label, blinded endpoint morbidity-mortality study
    Seibu Mochizuki
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Lancet 369:1431-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to investigate whether addition of an angiotensin receptor blocker, valsartan, to conventional cardiovascular treatment was effective in Japanese patients with cardiovascular disease...
  73. ncbi Tumor cell radiosensitivity is a major determinant of tumor response to radiation
    Leo E Gerweck
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer Res 66:8352-5. 2006
    ..5-fold decrease in tumor growth delay. The results show that the intrinsic radiosensitivity of tumor cells is a major determinant of tumor response to radiation...
  74. ncbi Significance of skp2 expression in primary breast cancer
    Hideto Sonoda
    Department of Surgery, Kyushu University Hospital at Beppu, Beppu, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 12:1215-20. 2006
    ..We herein examined the Skp2 expression in breast cancer and attempted to identify any associations between the Skp2 expression status and either the clinicopathologic variables or the patient's prognosis...
  75. ncbi Genomic screens for genes upregulated by demethylation in colorectal cancer: possible usefulness for clinical application
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Molecular and Surgical Oncology, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Beppu, Japan
    Int J Oncol 27:417-26. 2005
    ..05). These results indicated that a genomic screen for genes upregulated by demethylation may be a useful approach for the identification of genes that are of clinical significance in colorectal cancer patients...
  76. ncbi Clinical significance of human kallikrein gene 6 messenger RNA expression in colorectal cancer
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Molecular and Surgical Oncology, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Beppu, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:2889-93. 2005
    ..Quantitative analyses of KLK6 mRNA expression were done using real-time quantitative reverse transcription-PCR...
  77. ncbi Clinicopathologic and prognostic values of apolipoprotein D alterations in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tohru Utsunomiya
    Department of Surgery, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Beppu, Japan
    Int J Cancer 116:105-9. 2005
    ..Apo D may be a novel tumor suppressor gene of HCC, and its expression status may be a useful biomarker for predicting the patient outcome...
  78. ncbi Influence of tumor cell and stroma sensitivity on tumor response to radiation
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer Res 67:4016-21. 2007
    ..The relative contribution of host and tumor cell sensitivity on tumor response was unchanged for single doses of 1 x 15 and 6 x 3 Gy-fractionated dose irradiation...