Iwao Sugitani

Learn More
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is known to cause diverse subjective symptoms, in addition to those related to osteitis fibrosa cystica and kidney stones. The treatment of the disease ameliorates the subjective symptoms and improves the patients' quality of life. In this prospective study, patients undergoing surgery for incidentally detected, mild,(More)
Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is one of the most aggressive malignancies in humans, often demonstrating resistance to multimodal therapeutic approaches. The median survival of ATC patients after initial diagnosis was reported to be < 6 months due to the rapid progression of disease by dissemination and/or invasion. There have been several reports(More)
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma has a dismal prognosis and lacks an established therapeutic strategy. We have recently conducted chemotherapy with docetaxel and cisplatin as part of multimodal treatment for eight patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Docetaxel (75 mg/m2) and cisplatin (75 mg/m2) were administered on day 1 every 4 weeks for six courses.(More)
  • 1