Eric K Nakakura

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The ETS oncogene family transcription factor FEV identifies serotonin-producing cells in normal and neoplastic small intestine
    Yu Cheng Wang
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 1600 Divisadero Street, A 724, San Francisco, California 94143 1932, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 17:283-91. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Regulation of neuroendocrine differentiation in gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor cells by notch signaling
    Eric K Nakakura
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4350-6. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Lack of NKX2.2 expression in bronchopulmonary typical carcinoid tumors: implications for patients with neuroendocrine tumor metastases and unknown primary site
    Yu Cheng Wang
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1932, USA
    J Surg Res 163:47-51. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Lymph node sampling rates and predictors of nodal metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor resections: the UCSF experience with 149 patients
    Justin R Parekh
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pancreas 41:840-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Management of well-differentiated gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors metastatic to the liver
    Sam C Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Oncol 40:69-74. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Immunostaining for peroxisome proliferator gamma distinguishes dedifferentiated liposarcoma from other retroperitoneal sarcomas
    Andrew E Horvai
    Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115 1656, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:517-24. 2008
  7. pmc MicroRNA dynamics in the stages of tumorigenesis correlate with hallmark capabilities of cancer
    Peter Olson
    Diabetes Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Genes Dev 23:2152-65. 2009
  8. pmc Complete and safe resection of challenging retroperitoneal tumors: anticipation of multi-organ and major vascular resection and use of adjunct procedures
    William W Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 9:143. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Unique patterns of metastases in common and rare types of malignancy
    Stanley P L Leong
    Center for Melanoma Research and Treatmnet and Department of Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center and Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Surg Oncol 103:607-14. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Identification of unknown primary tumors in patients with neuroendocrine liver metastases
    Sam C Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1932, USA
    Arch Surg 145:276-80. 2010

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The ETS oncogene family transcription factor FEV identifies serotonin-producing cells in normal and neoplastic small intestine
    Yu Cheng Wang
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 1600 Divisadero Street, A 724, San Francisco, California 94143 1932, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 17:283-91. 2010
    ..We conclude that FEV expression identifies serotonin-producing cells in normal and neoplastic SI and is a novel target for diagnosis of patients with NETs of the SI...
  2. ncbi request reprint Regulation of neuroendocrine differentiation in gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor cells by notch signaling
    Eric K Nakakura
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4350-6. 2005
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Lack of NKX2.2 expression in bronchopulmonary typical carcinoid tumors: implications for patients with neuroendocrine tumor metastases and unknown primary site
    Yu Cheng Wang
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1932, USA
    J Surg Res 163:47-51. 2010
    ..2. We hypothesized that lack of NKX2.2 expression in BP-TCs might be useful to distinguish BP- from GI-NETs, and evaluated NKX2.2 expression in a larger number of BP-TCs...
  4. doi request reprint Lymph node sampling rates and predictors of nodal metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor resections: the UCSF experience with 149 patients
    Justin R Parekh
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pancreas 41:840-4. 2012
    ..We sought to identify clinicopathological factors that predict nodal disease...
  5. doi request reprint Management of well-differentiated gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors metastatic to the liver
    Sam C Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Oncol 40:69-74. 2013
    ..Since NETs are rare, all of the available evidence is based on retrospective studies that have limited sample size. As a result, recommendations are offered with caution...
  6. doi request reprint Immunostaining for peroxisome proliferator gamma distinguishes dedifferentiated liposarcoma from other retroperitoneal sarcomas
    Andrew E Horvai
    Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115 1656, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:517-24. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc MicroRNA dynamics in the stages of tumorigenesis correlate with hallmark capabilities of cancer
    Peter Olson
    Diabetes Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Genes Dev 23:2152-65. 2009
    ..Many of the miR changes associated with specific stages and hallmark capabilities in the mouse model are similarly altered in human tumors, including cognate pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, implying a generality...
  8. pmc Complete and safe resection of challenging retroperitoneal tumors: anticipation of multi-organ and major vascular resection and use of adjunct procedures
    William W Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 9:143. 2011
    ..Few studies directly address strategies for complete and safe resection of challenging retroperitoneal tumors...
  9. doi request reprint Unique patterns of metastases in common and rare types of malignancy
    Stanley P L Leong
    Center for Melanoma Research and Treatmnet and Department of Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center and Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Surg Oncol 103:607-14. 2011
    ..Perhaps, different subsets of cancer may be better defined with relevant biomarkers so that mechanisms of metastasis can be more accurately defined on a molecular and genomic level...
  10. doi request reprint Identification of unknown primary tumors in patients with neuroendocrine liver metastases
    Sam C Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1932, USA
    Arch Surg 145:276-80. 2010
    ..Despite preoperative evaluation, the primary tumor location may remain unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Homeodomain transcription factor NKX2.2 functions in immature cells to control enteroendocrine differentiation and is expressed in gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors
    Yu Cheng Wang
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 16:267-79. 2009
    ..2 functions in immature endocrine cells to control NE differentiation in normal intestine and is expressed in most NE tumors of the gut, and is therefore a novel target of diagnosis for patients with gastrointestinal NE tumors...
  12. doi request reprint Can CT features differentiate between inferior vena cava leiomyosarcomas and primary retroperitoneal masses?
    Emily M Webb
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0628, M 372, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:205-9. 2013
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate and describe CT features that may differentiate inferior vena cava (IVC) leiomyosarcomas from primary retroperitoneal masses...
  13. doi request reprint Arterial embolization for the management of gastrointestinal hemorrhage from metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Nicholas Fidelman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, Room M 361, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:741-4. 2010
    ..Complications including GI ischemia and nontarget embolization were not encountered. Arterial embolization can be used safely for palliation of hemorrhage from RCC metastases to the GI tract...
  14. doi request reprint Compound muscle action potentials and spontaneous electromyography can be used to identify and protect the femoral nerve during resection of large retroperitoneal tumors
    LanJun Guo
    Neurophysiological Monitoring Service, University of California San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue, U 491, Box 0220, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1594-9. 2008
    ..We used electrical neurophysiological monitoring to identify, map, and preserve the femoral nerve during surgical resection to reduce the risk of neurological deficit...
  15. pmc Notch signaling induces rapid degradation of achaete-scute homolog 1
    Virote Sriuranpong
    Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Oncology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 22:3129-39. 2002
    ..This novel function of activated Notch to rapidly degrade a class II bHLH protein may prove to be important in many contexts in development and in cancer...