Taka Ashikaga

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Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of complimentary and alternative medicine by breast cancer patients: prevalence, patterns and communication with physicians
    Taka Ashikaga
    Department of Medical Biostatistics, 27 Hills Building, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:542-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pathologist-detected and automated computer-assisted image analysis detected sentinel lymph node micrometastases in breast cancer
    Donald L Weaver
    University of Vermont, Vermont Cancer Center and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0068, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:1159-63. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint NSABP-32: Phase III, randomized trial comparing axillary resection with sentinal lymph node dissection: a description of the trial
    David N Krag
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:208S-10S. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Nifurtimox induces apoptosis of neuroblastoma cells in vitro and in vivo
    Giselle L Saulnier Sholler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:187-93. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of an intervention for individuals and families with BRCA mutations: a model for providing medical updates and psychosocial support following genetic testing
    Wendy McKinnon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:433-56. 2007
  6. pmc The false-negative rate of sentinel node biopsy in patients with breast cancer: a meta-analysis
    Sarah Pesek
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    World J Surg 36:2239-51. 2012

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of complimentary and alternative medicine by breast cancer patients: prevalence, patterns and communication with physicians
    Taka Ashikaga
    Department of Medical Biostatistics, 27 Hills Building, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:542-8. 2002
    ..Communication of CAM use to physicians appears to be multifaceted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pathologist-detected and automated computer-assisted image analysis detected sentinel lymph node micrometastases in breast cancer
    Donald L Weaver
    University of Vermont, Vermont Cancer Center and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0068, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:1159-63. 2003
    ..Metastases identified exclusively by computer-assisted cell detection tend to be extremely small, and the clinical significance of their identification is currently unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint NSABP-32: Phase III, randomized trial comparing axillary resection with sentinal lymph node dissection: a description of the trial
    David N Krag
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:208S-10S. 2004
    ..A secondary aim of the B32 trial is to evaluate whether patients with "occult" metastases in the SNs have worse survival. Accrual is taking place at 73 institutions in North America, and 217 surgeons are enrolling patients...
  4. doi request reprint Nifurtimox induces apoptosis of neuroblastoma cells in vitro and in vivo
    Giselle L Saulnier Sholler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:187-93. 2009
    ..These results suggest that nifurtimox induces cell death in neuroblastoma. Therefore, further studies are warranted to develop nifurtimox as a promising new treatment for neuroblastoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of an intervention for individuals and families with BRCA mutations: a model for providing medical updates and psychosocial support following genetic testing
    Wendy McKinnon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:433-56. 2007
    ..We conclude that this type of forum provides a valuable opportunity for BRCA carriers and their families to receive updated medical information, share personal experiences, provide and receive support, as well as change health behaviors...
  6. pmc The false-negative rate of sentinel node biopsy in patients with breast cancer: a meta-analysis
    Sarah Pesek
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    World J Surg 36:2239-51. 2012
    ..It is important to measure this since there are potential adverse outcomes from missing node metastases. We performed a meta-analysis of published data to assess which method has achieved the lowest false-negative rate...