Seok-Ah Im

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Natural killer T (NKT) cells are involved in innate immune defence and also in the regulation of adaptive immune responses. However, the development of NKT cells in vitro has not been fully characterized and culture conditions have not been fully optimized. In the present study, we found that an NKT cell fraction developed during the in vitro culture of(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antitumor activity and safety of an epirubicin, cisplatin, and capecitabine (ECX) combination in patients with metastatic or advanced gastric cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with metastatic or advanced measurable gastric adenocarcinoma received ECX combination chemotherapy. Epirubicin 50 mg/m2(More)
ATM (ataxia telangiectasia mutated) is one of several DNA repair proteins that are suggested to sensitize tumor cells to the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor olaparib when deficient. The aim of this study was to assess the spatiotemporal concordance of ATM immunohistochemistry (IHC) in gastric cancer in order to determine if measurements made at the(More)
AIM AND BACKGROUND To identify the factors influencing cosmesis after conservative treatment in breast cancer. METHODS Retrospective analysis was done on 424 patients who underwent postoperative radiotherapy after conservative surgery for breast cancer from February 1992 to January 2002. Most of the patients underwent quadrantectomy. Whole breast(More)
Despite advances in the characterization of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), little data is available on Asian patients. We report here upon single Korean institution's experience regarding the clinical characteristics and outcomes of ALCL. We performed a retrospective study of 32 adults with ALCL. Most of the patients received anthracycline-based(More)
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