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Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) is a rare mesenchymal tumor that preferentially involves the pelvic and perineal regions, and is characterized by frequent local recurrences. We describe here a case of large AA in a 31-year-old woman. The patient was admitted to our hospital with a mass in the perineal region, associated with severe menstrual pain. Although her(More)
To identify responders when protein-bound polysaccharide (PSK) is used in adjuvant immunochemotherapy after curative resection of colorectal cancers, we examined the host and tumor factors that affect the prognosis incorporating the age factor. A total of 101 patients who had undergone macroscopic curative resection of colorectal cancer were treated with(More)
We report a rare case of benign esophageal schwannoma showing [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake on positron emission tomography computed tomography (PET-CT). A 43-year-old woman diagnosed with left breast cancer was referred to our hospital for further treatment. Preoperative PET-CT showed a significant accumulation [maximum standardized uptake value(More)
Whether proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) relieve heartburn or precordial pain after endoscopic resection (ER) for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) remains unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of PPI therapy for these symptoms after ER for ESCC. We conducted a multicenter prospective randomized controlled trial among 15(More)
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