Young Jin Yuh

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BACKGROUND This national survey was undertaken to propose the classification of extranodal natural killer (NK)/T-cell lymphoma (NTCL) subtypes and to clarify a clinical heterogeneity. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two hundred and eighty patients newly diagnosed as NTCL were enrolled from 22 Korean medical centers. Two subsets were compared: one involving the upper(More)
We evaluated efficacy and safety of XELOX in previously untreated patients with AGC. Patients received intravenous oxaliplatin 130 mg/m2 over 2 h on day 1 plus oral capecitabine 1,000 mg/m2 twice daily on days 1–14, every 3 weeks (XELOX). Treatment was continued until disease progression, intolerable toxicities or eight cycles reached. All tumour(More)
Familial gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare autosomal dominant genetic disorder; thus far, only seven families have been reported with c-kit germline mutations. Presented herein is a case of multiple intestinal GIST in a 38-year-old man with a germline mutation of the c-kit gene. Operative specimens of the jejunal segment and multiple wedge(More)
BACKGROUND Mad1 protein is known to repress Myc target genes and antagonize Myc function. The authors undertook this study to investigate the clinical implication of Mad1 expression in human breast carcinoma. METHODS The authors performed immunohistochemical assays for Mad1 and Myc proteins in human breast carcinoma, along with tissues from normal breast(More)
Primary cardiac lymphomas (PCL) are extremely rare. Clinical manifestations may be variable and are attributed to location. Here, we report on a case of PCL presenting with atrioventricular (AV) block. A 55 year-old male had experienced chest discomfort with unexplained dyspnea and night sweating. His initial electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed a first degree(More)
PURPOSE We wanted to assess the effectiveness and safety of combination chemotherapy with paclitaxel, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and cisplatin for treating advanced gastric cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with metastatic or recurrent gastric cancer were entered into this study. Paclitaxel at a dose of 135 mg/m(2) on day 1, 5-FU 1 g/m(2)/day in a 24 hour(More)
PURPOSE Although platinum based chemotherapy is known to improve the survival duration for the patients with non-small cell lung cancer, the role of platinum for elderly patient is not yet clear. We administered gemcitabine and carboplatin combination therapy to elderly patients with NSCLC. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and toxicities(More)
AIMS AND BACKGROUND For advanced cancers of the bile duct, gallbladder and ampulla of Vater, there are only a few treatment options. We explored the efficacy of the combination of gemcitabine, 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin for advanced biliary cancers. METHODS From September 2003 to April 2010, 28 patients with recurrent or metastatic biliary tract cancer(More)
This observational study aimed at evaluating recent superwarfarin intoxication of Korean patients. Ten patients were diagnosed as or highly suspicious for superwarfarin intoxication. Case report forms described by attending hematologists of the patients were collected and analyzed. Bleeding symptoms were varied among the patients. Patients uniformly showed(More)
Thymomas are one of the most common neoplasms of the mediastinum derived from thymic epithelium. It is common that invasive thymoma invades the lung, pericardium, and great vessels. Airway compression by mass effect also occurs, but direct polypoid tumor growth into the airway is extremely rare. Only 20 cases of invasive thymoma with endobronchial polypoid(More)