Isao Yada

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Tenascin-C is an extracellular matrix glycoprotein produced in response to epithelial-mesenchymal interactions during organogenesis and tissue remodelling. It has therefore been proposed as a stromal marker for epithelial malignancy. To test this hypothesis, 30 human lung cancers, presenting a variety of clinicopathological features, and six specimens of(More)
BACKGROUND The number of elderly patients undergoing surgery for lung cancer is increasing. In this study, we assessed the usefulness of three-dimensional computed tomographicangiography (3D-CTA) for the detection of coronary disease in the elderly before surgical intervention for lung cancer. METHODS One hundred twenty patients admitted to our(More)
Background: Bronchorrhea is one of late complaints in patients with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) and hampers their quality of life. Although an effective treatment for bronchorrhea in these patients has not been established, recently we have treated effectively one case of persistent bronchorrhea associated with clinical recurrent BAC with gefitinib(More)
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