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The c-MET receptor tyrosine kinase is the receptor for hepatocyte growth factor. Recently, activation of the c-MET/hepatocyte growth factor signaling pathway was associated with poor prognosis in various solid tumors and was one of the mechanisms of acquired resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, gefitinib. But the link(More)
OBJECTIVE The novel anthracycline agent amrubicin, has been approved in Japan to treat small and non-small cell lung cancers (SCLC and NSCLC). The present study evaluates the toxicity and effect of amrubicin especially in elderly patients with previously treated lung cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective study analyzed data from 51 patients (<70(More)
A 41-year-old male was admitted to Nagoya City University Hospital subsequent to experiencing a cough with bloody sputum for a few days. The patient had a 4-year history of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (LPL) and had achieved a good partial response to anticancer chemotherapy. Chest computed tomography (CT) showed an endobronchial tumor of the main carina. A(More)
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