Publications

Repression of Smad3 by Stat3 and c-Ski/SnoN induces gefitinib resistance in lung adenocarcinoma.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2017 Mar 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:





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.


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.

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