Shigemi Ishikawa

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OBJECTIVE The clinical importance of preoperative CYFRA 21-1 measurement in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is still unclear. The aim of this study is to clarify the prognostic value of preoperative CYFRA 21-1 levels in clinical stage (c-stage) I NSCLC. METHODS The records of 101 c-stage I NSCLC patients who had undergone complete resection(More)
Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, gefitnib and erlotinib, are effective for advanced nonsmall-cell lung cancer with epidermal growth factor receptor gene mutation. However, interstitial lung disease induced by these drugs is sometimes fatal, and discontinuation of the medication is the principle approach once this occurs. There(More)
A 75-year-old man with a smoking index of 66 pack-years underwent left S6 segmentectomy (Fig. 1). Three months later, bronchoscopy revealed four endobronchial squamous cell carcinomas measuring 2—3 mm (Fig. 2). There was no recurrence of lesions at 1 year after bronchoscopic electro-cautery using a wire snare. Fig. 1. (A) Computed tomography of the chest(More)
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