Shigeyuki Tamura

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Gastric cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer-related death worldwide. Surgical resection with lymph node dissection is the only potentially curative therapy for gastric cancer. However, the appropriate extent of lymph node dissection accompanied by gastrectomy for cancer remains controversial. In East Asian countries, especially in Japan and(More)
Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) is a very important clinical entity in oncology. In order to identify HNPCC, the international diagnostic criteria named "Amsterdam criteria" have been used. In this report, we present a case of an HNPCC patient who met the revised Amsterdam criteria after the sequential history taking in which a novel(More)
BACKGROUND Cecal volvulus is an uncommon cause of acute abdomen in patients. Cecal volvulus is currently treated mostly with right hemicolectomy with laparotomy, which is an invasive surgical procedure. Less invasive techniques, such as endoscopic decompression, have a poor success rate. CASE PRESENTATION We report a case of cecal volvulus in a(More)
BACKGROUND Gastric neuroendocrine carcinoma (G-NEC) is a rare, highly malignant tumor that exhibits aggressive growth leading to vascular invasion, distant metastasis and extremely poor prognosis. We studied the clinicopathological findings of seven patients at our institute to better under this disease. METHODS Seven cases of G-NEC were identified among(More)
OBJECTIVE The cell cycle profile test is suggested to be an independent prognostic indicator for breast cancer patients. To further clarify the prognostic value, we applied this to breast cancer patients treated with postoperative 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy. METHODS A total of 153 breast cancer patients, who were treated with postoperative(More)
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