Hideji Masuoka

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BACKGROUND We investigate rates of pathologic complete response (pCR) and tumor expression of ER, PgR, HER2 discordance after neoadjuvant chemotherapy using Japanese breast cancer registry data. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records of more than 300,000 breast cancer cases treated at 800 hospitals from 2004 to 2013 were retrieved from the breast cancer registry.(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether young age at onset of breast cancer is an independent prognostic factor in patients from the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry, after adjustment of known clinicopathological prognostic factors. Of the 53,670 patients registered between 2004 and 2006 and surveyed after a 5-year follow-up prognosis, 25,898 breast(More)
Few studies have reported the association between body mass index (BMI) and outcome among Asian breast cancer patients. We analyzed data for 20,090 female invasive breast cancer patients who had been followed-up for a median period of 6.7 years entered in the National Clinical Database-Breast Cancer Registry between 2004 and 2006. We used mainly the WHO(More)
Toremifene is an anti-estrogenic drug like tamoxifen. We assessed the body distributions after administration of toremifene and tamoxifen in order to evaluate their treatment regimens by measuring the concentrations in tissues. It is known that, after toremifene (TOR) or tamoxifen (TAM) is consecutively administered to breast cancer patients, TOR or TAM and(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment outcome was evaluated in patients who underwent breast-conserving therapy and tangential irradiation. After verifying background factors including systemic therapy, the clinical efficacy of postoperative irradiation was investigated. METHOD There were 708 study subjects, all of whom had early breast cancer treated between 1992 and(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the present clinical study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD)/recommended dose (RD) of combination therapy with nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel (nab-PTX) and cyclophosphamide (CPA) in patients with metastatic or recurrent breast cancer. METHODS nab-PTX and CPA were administered on the first day of each(More)