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The base excision repair gene MUTYH encodes glycosylase which removes adenine residues mispaired with 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHG). Biallelic germline mutations of the MUTYH gene are known to cause multiple colorectal adenomas including polyposis and cancer, mostly due to G:C➝T:A transversions in(More)
BACKGROUND Colorectal metastasis of lobular carcinoma of the breast is a diagnostic challenge. It may macroscopically simulate primary colon cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. In some cases, the interval between the primary breast cancer and metastatic colorectal lesions is so long that the critical records for diagnosis including history might be lost(More)
We report a case of non-curatively resected gastric cancer successfully treated over 3 years with biweekly administration of paclitaxel. A 69-year-old man underwent non-curative resection with distal gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer with remarkable lymph node metastasis on June 10, 2002. The metastatic lymph node (No. 8 a, 8 p and 12 a) linked up(More)
We report a case of non-curatively resected gastric cancer successfully treated with TS-1 and irinotecan (CPT-11) combination therapy, resulting in long-term survival of 17 months. A 56-year-old woman underwent noncurative resection with total gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer with severe lymph node metastasis on June 3, 2004. Postoperatively, She(More)
A 52-year-old woman diagnosed with lower rectal cancer was referred to our hospital for the operation of anal sphincter preservation. Rectal examination and colonoscopy showed a type 2 semicircular tumor on the posterior wall at 4 .5-7 cm from anal verge with incomplete mobility (cT3). She was diagnosed as the moderately differentiated tubular(More)
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