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External beam radiotherapy is a potential salvage or adjuvant therapy after radical prostatectomy (RP). The purpose of this study was to investigate the treatment outcome of salvage radiotherapy (RT) following RP for clinically localized prostate cancer and to identify factors that may predict the outcome of salvage RT. Between 2000 and 2006, 41 patients(More)
The type IIc Na(+)-dependent phosphate cotransporter (NaPi-IIc) is specifically targeted to, and expressed on, the apical membrane of renal proximal tubular cells and mediates phosphate transport. In the present study, we investigated the signals that determine apical expression of NaPi-IIc with a focus on the role of the N- and the C-terminal tails of(More)
BACKGROUND survivors of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) are well known to be at an increased risk of second malignancies. In this study, we evaluated the incidence and clinical features of head and neck cancer (HNC) occurring after radiotherapy (RT) for NHL. MATERIALS AND METHODS We investigated the clinical records of 322 patients who had received RT for(More)
Brachytherapy using (198)Au grains is minimally invasive and the only curative treatment for early tongue cancer in patients of advanced age or poor performance status available in our institution. From March 1993 to February 2008, (198)Au grains were used to treat a group of 96 Stage I-II tongue cancer patients who could not undergo surgery or(More)
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