Diagnostic Pathology



Current Research Projects

  • Pathological studies on development of histological and cytological analysis for the diagnosis of pulmonary and gastrointestinal cancer.
  • Clinicopathologic studies on biological significance of immune microenvironment in solid malignancy.
  • Cytopathologic studies on diagnostic approach based on urine cytology for inflammatory renal disease.
  • Cytological studies on prognostic significance of nuclear morphometry of cancer cells assessed by an image analysis system.

Representative Publications

  • Nuclear grade based on transbronchial cytology is an independent prognostic factor in patients with advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer.
    Kadota K, et al. Cancer Cytopathol. 124, 630-640 (2016).
  • Reevaluation and reclassification of resected lung carcinomas originally diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma using immunohistochemical analysis.
    Kadota K, et al. Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 39, 1170-1180 (2015).
  • Cytopathologic findings and differential diagnostic considerations of primary clear cell carcinoma of the lung.
    Hayashi T, et al. Diagn. Cytopathol. 41, 550-554 (2013).

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