Ichiro Nakayama

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Metastasis to a lower-extremity bone is an extremely rare event in patients with endometrial carcinoma. A 64-year-old woman presented with progressive right leg pain but no gynecologic complaints. A diagnostic workup revealed primary endometrial carcinosarcoma with an isolated tibial metastasis. Though the patient received only local irradiation to the(More)
Bone metastasis (BM) is important for studying systemic spread of breast cancer. It often causes skeletal-related events (SREs) that worsen quality of life. We investigated the prevalence and risk factors for BM and SRE using a dataset from the Breast Oncology Research Network (BORN) in Japan. We collected data on primary breast cancer patients with(More)
We report a case of Stage IV breast cancer in a 62-year-old woman who responded well to alternate-day S-1/letrozole combination therapy. She was admitted to our hospital because of appetite loss and vomiting, and was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma (ER+/HER2-) with gastric metastasis. After gastrointestinal stenting was performed, we initiated(More)
Ceftazidime was evaluated in the treatment of post surgical infections in 280 patients at 19 institutions. The patients were mainly elderly and clinical assessment was possible in 232 cases. The overall clinical efficacy rate ('excellent' and 'improved') was 81%. The success rate in the treatment of cases which had failed to respond to other antibiotics was(More)
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