Tomoyoshi Takenaka

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A 77-year-old male presented with chest pain in March 2012. The individual had undergone surgery for an anterior mediastinal tumor 24 years earlier and the pathological diagnosis was that of a thymoma. The patient underwent a medical checkup every 6 months for the next 20 years. However, ~3 years following the final checkup , sudden chest pain was reported(More)
BACKGROUND Pleomorphic carcinoma is a rare primary lung carcinoma that occurs at a rate of about 0.3%. Even with complete resection, the tumor usually recurs aggressively, resulting in a poor prognosis. Herein, we report a case of advanced pleomorphic carcinoma of the lung who had a long survival time after resection of the primary and metastatic sites. (More)
The standard management of primary gastric lymphoma (PGL) (stage II) has not been established despite the use of various treatment modalities. The present prospective trial of combined surgery and chemotherapy for the treatment of PGL (stage II) included 25 consecutive patients treated between July 1978 and December 1993. Twenty-one patients were treated(More)
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