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We analyzed whole-exome sequencing data from 97 Japanese lung adenocarcinoma patients and identified several putative cancer-related genes and pathways. Particularly, we observed that cancer-related mutation patterns were significantly different between different ethnic groups. As previously reported, mutations in the EGFR gene were characteristic to(More)
The number of elderly people in the world is increasing at a remarkable rate and the rate of aging in Japan is the world's highest. According to a statistical survey done in 1994, people over 65 years of age constitute 14.1% of the Japanese population. In addition, the Japanese average life expectancy in 1991 was the highest in the world, reaching 76.1(More)
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