Shinobu Kumaoka

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In 1979, the protocol guidelines on clinical assessment of response to therapy in advanced breast cancer were proposed by the Chemotherapy Committee and the Endocrine Therapy Committee of the Japan Mammary Cancer Society, in accordance with guidelines presented by the UICC (1977) and by the Breast Cancer Task Force of the NCI (1978). After amending some(More)
To define the role of asymptomatic autoimmune thyroiditis in the cause of breast cancer, the presence of circulating thyroid autoantibodies was studied in two populations, one with a high risk of breast cancer (British women) and one with a low risk (Japanese women). Ostensibly healthy women and patients with breast cancer from both countries were studied.(More)
A radioimmunoassay specific for the amino (N) terminal portion of the parathyroid hormone (PTH) molecule (N-PTH radioimmunoassay) has been developed by iodinating synthetic 1-34bovine PTH (1-34bPTH) and using commercially available bPTH antiserum. A radioimmunoassay specific for the carboxyl (C) terminal (C-PTH radioimmunoassay) has been carried out by(More)