Setsuko Kinoshita

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BACKGROUND Malignant neoplasm of the pancreas has become one of the leading causes of death from malignant neoplasm in Japan (the 5th in 2003). Although smoking is believed to be a risk factor, other risk factors remain unclear. Mortality from malignant neoplasm of the pancreas tends to be higher in northern Japan and in northern European countries. A(More)
We investigated the geographical patterns of mortality from eight (males)/ten (females) sites of malignant neoplasm, using cluster analysis with Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMRs), and examined the relationship between the mortality structure and urbanization. To explore the geographical tendencies is important for the prevention of cancers; such as(More)
In order to investigate the long-term prognosis and clinical efficacy of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV-1-infected hemophiliacs, we compared clinical courses of 69 HIV-1-infected hemophiliacs and 29 non-hemophiliacs all of whom were asymptomatic between 1990 and 1993. Changes of CD4 count during 1990 through 2000 in both groups were not(More)
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