Publications








Clinical initiatives linking Japanese and Swedish healthcare resources on cancer studies utilizing Biobank Repositories.
Clin Transl Med 2014 Dec 22;3(1):61. Epub 2014 Nov 22.
First Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023 Japan ; Clinical Protein Science & Imaging, Biomedical Center, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Lund University, BMC D13, 221 84 Lund, Sweden ; Center of Excellence in Biological and Medical mass spectrometry (CEBMMS), 221 84 Lund, Sweden.

Insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) as a biomarker for resistance to the tyrosine kinase inhibitor gefitinib in non-small cell lung cancer.
Cell Oncol (Dordr) 2013 Jul 26;36(4):277-88. Epub 2013 Apr 26.
Department of Medicine/Medical Oncology, University of Colorado Cancer Center, UC Denver, 12801 E 17th Ave, Mail Stop 8177, Aurora, CO 80045, USA.




Klotho predicts good clinical outcome in patients with limited-disease small cell lung cancer who received surgery.
Lung Cancer 2011 Nov 6;74(2):332-7. Epub 2011 May 6.
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery 1, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan.




Klotho is a novel biomarker for good survival in resected large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung.
Lung Cancer 2011 Jun 13;72(3):355-9. Epub 2010 Nov 13.
Division of Thoracic Surgery 1, Department of Surgery 1, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan.







WNT7a induces E-cadherin in lung cancer cells.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003 Sep 22;100(18):10429-34. Epub 2003 Aug 22.
Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Biometrics/Preventive Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences and Cancer Centers, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Denver, CO 80262, USA.

Cost-Benefit Performance of Robotic Surgery Compared with Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery under the Japanese National Health Insurance System.
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 16;21(2):95-101. Epub 2014 May 16.
Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Waseda University School of Human Sciences, Tokyo, Japan.

Repression of Smad3 by Stat3 and c-Ski/SnoN induces gefitinib resistance in lung adenocarcinoma.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2017 03 20;484(2):269-277. Epub 2017 Jan 20.
Department of Molecular Pathology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan; Biomedical Research Institute, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Republic of Korea; Physician, Student and Researcher Support Center, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

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