Shigeru Hatabe

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The heparan sulfate sulfotransferase gene family catalyzes the transfer of sulfate groups to heparan sulfate and regulates various growth factor-receptor signaling pathways. However, the involvement of this gene family in cancer biology has not been elucidated. It was demonstrated that the heparan sulfate D-glucosaminyl 6-O-sulfotransferase-2 (HS6ST2) gene(More)
Palliative care medicine deals with the issue of death by listening to the story of patient's lives. There are several problems such as stress overload or burnout due to the difficulty in responding to all demands from patients and the shortness of time. These problems sometimes make doctors specializing in palliative care have less interest in patients,(More)
Primary leiomyosarcomas of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are extremely rare and highly aggressive neoplasms, and only a small number of true cases have been reported since the concept of GI stromal tumors was established. Here, we report a case of a primary leiomyosarcoma of the transverse colon. A 46-year-old Japanese male with a large mass in the right(More)
The patient is a 62-year-old male who was treated for macroscopic-type 3 gastric cancer by total gastrectomy (D2) and splenectomy. His disease was recorded as pT3, pN2, Stage IIIB, curability B, and S-1 was started as postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy. One year later, during the adjuvant chemotherapy, CT revealed para-aortic lymph node enlargement.(More)
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