Chifumi Ohyagi-Hara

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Ovarian cancer is a deadly disease, with a cure rate of only 30%. Despite aggressive treatments, relapse remains almost inevitable in patients with advanced-stage disease. In recent years, great progress has been made towards targeting integrins in cancer treatment, and clinical studies with various integrin inhibitors have demonstrated their effectiveness(More)
BACKGROUND Although G-protein-coupled receptor, GPR30, has been considered as a G-protein-coupled estrogen receptor, conflicting results have been reported and the function of GPR30 in bone remains unresolved. The aim of this study was to clarify the functional role of GPR30 in osteoblasts using its derived cell line. METHODS AND RESULTS(More)
Ovarian cancer is characterized by widespread peritoneal dissemination and ascites and has a cure rate of only 30%. As has been previously reported, integrin α5 plays a key role in the peritoneal dissemination of ovarian cancer. Our aim was to identify a new miRNA that regulates integrin α5 expression and analyze the therapeutic potential of targeting this(More)
Ovarian cancer remains the most lethal gynecologic cancer and new targeted molecular therapies against this miserable disease continue to be challenging. In this study, we analyzed the expressional patterns of Interleukin-6 (IL-6) and its receptor (IL-6R) expression in ovarian cancer tissues, evaluated the impact of these expressions on clinical outcomes of(More)
We retrospectively analyzed oncologic and reproductive outcomes of fertility-seeking premenopausal women with complex atypical hyperplasia (CAH) or Grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma (G1EA) who underwent medical management with high-dose medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) therapy. Patients were given a dose of 400–600 mg of MPA orally on a daily basis. They(More)
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