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JJCO Paper of the year

Each year, JJCO awards one of the finest papers selected from previous year's publication to promote the excellence of research in clinical oncology, and to honor outstanding papers published in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology.


2016 JJCO Paper of the Year

Perioperative chemotherapy with ifosfamide and doxorubicin for high-grade soft tissue sarcomas in the extremities (JCOG0304)
Kazuhiro Tanaka, Junki Mizusawa, Haruhiko Fukuda, Nobuhito Araki, Hirokazu Chuman, Mitsuru Takahashi, Toshifumi Ozaki, Toru Hiruma, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Hideo Morioka, Hiroshi Hatano, and Yukihide Iwamoto
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2015) 45 (6): 555-561. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyv042
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2016 JJCO Highly Commended Paper

Clinical efficacy of Daikenchuto for gastrointestinal dysfunction following colon surgery: a randomized, double-blind, multicenter, placebo-controlled study (JFMC39-0902)
Hidetoshi Katsuno, Koutarou Maeda, Takashi Kaiho, Katsuyuki Kunieda, Kimihiko Funahashi, Junichi Sakamoto, Toru Kono, Hirotoshi Hasegawa, Yoshiyuki Furukawa, Yoshihiro Imazu, Satoshi Morita, and Masahiko Watanabe
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2015) 45 (7): 650-656. doi:10.1093/jjco/hyv056
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2015 JJCO Paper of the Year

General Health Status and Late Effects Among Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Japan
Shuichi Ozono, Yasushi Ishida, Misato Honda, Jun Okamura, Keiko Asami, Naoko Maeda, Naoko Sakamoto, Hiroko Inada, Tsuyako Iwai, Kiyoko Kamibeppu, Naoko Kakee and Keizo Horibe
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2014) 44 (10): 932-940. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyu102
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2015 JJCO Highly Commended Paper

Quality Control by Photo Documentation for Evaluation of Laparoscopic and Open Colectomy with D3 Resection for Stage II/III Colorectal Cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 0404
Kentaro Nakajima, Masafumi Inomata, Tomonori Akagi, Tsuyoshi Etoh, Kenichi Sugihara, Masahiko Watanabe, Seiichiro Yamamoto, Hiroshi Katayama, Yoshihiro Moriya and Seigo Kitano
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2014) 44 (9): 799-806. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyu083
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2014 JJCO Paper of the Year

Short Hydration in Chemotherapy Containing Cisplatin (≥75 mg/m 2 ) for Patients with Lung Cancer: A Prospective Study
Hidehito Horinouchi, Kaoru Kubota, Hidetoshi Itani, Tomoko Katsui Taniyama, Shinji Nakamichi, Hiroshi Wakui, Shintaro Kanda, Hiroshi Nokihara, Noboru Yamamoto, Ikuo Sekine and Tomohide Tamura
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2013) 43 (11): 1105–1109
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2014 JJCO Highly Commended Paper

An Updated Report of the Trends in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Japan
Kota Katanoda, Tomohiro Matsuda, Ayako Matsuda, Akiko Shibata, Yoshikazu Nishino, Manabu Fujita, Midori Soda, Akiko Ioka, Tomotaka Sobue and Hiroshi Nishimoto
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2013) 43 (5): 492-507
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2013 JJCO Paper of the Year

Clinical Outcome of Japanese Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients Harbouring the KRAS p.G13D Mutation Treated with Cetuximab + Irinotecan
Hideaki Bando, Takayuki Yoshino, Satoshi Yuki, Eiji Shinozaki, Tomohiro Nishina, Shigenori Kadowaki, Kentaro Yamazaki, Shinya Kajiura, Katsuya Tsuchihara, Satoshi Fujii, Takeharu Yamanaka and Atsushi Ohtsu
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2012) 42 (12): 1146-1151
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2013 JJCO Highly Commended Paper

Gender Difference in Hematological Toxicity Among Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Amrubicin Monotherapy
Reiko Ando Makihara, Yoshinori Makino, Noboru Yamamoto, Nobuaki Yokote, Hiroshi Nokihara, Ikuo Sekine, Yuichiro Ohe, Tomohide Tamura and Hiroshi Yamamoto
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2012) 42 (12): 1187–1191
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2012 JJCO Paper of the Year

Docetaxel Followed by Fluorouracil/Epirubicin/Cyclophosphamide as Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with Primary Breast Cancer
Hiroji Iwata, Nobuaki Sato, Norikazu Masuda, Seigo Nakamura, Naohito Yamamoto, Katsumasa Kuroi, Masafumi Kurosumi, Hitoshi Tsuda, Futoshi Akiyama, Yasuo Ohashi and Masakazu Toi
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2011) 41(7): 867-875
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2011 JJCO Paper of the Year

Usefulness of Narrow-band Imaging for Detecting the Primary Tumor Site in Patients with Primary Unknown Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis
Tomomasa Hayashi, Manabu Muto, Ryuichi Hayashi, Keiko Minashi, Tomonori Yano, Seiji Kishimoto and Satoshi Ebihara
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2010) 40(6): 537-541
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2010 JJCO Paper of the Year

Fusion of MRI and Sonography Image for Breast Cancer Evaluation Using Real-time Virtual Sonography with Magnetic Navigation: First Experience
Shogo Nakano, Miwa Yoshida, Kimihito Fujii, Kyoko Yorozuya, Yukako Mouri, Junko Kousaka, Takashi Fukutomi, Junko Kimura, Tsuneo Ishiguchi, Kazuko Ohno, Takao Mizumoto and Michiko Harao
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2009) 39 (9): 552-559
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2009 JJCO Paper of the Year

Multi-Center Phase II Study for Combination Therapy with Paclitaxel/Doxifluridine to Treat Advanced/Recurrent Gastric Cancer Showing Resistance to S-1 (OGSG 0302)
Hiroya Takiuchi, Masahiro Goto, Hiroshi Imamura, Hiroshi Furukawa, Motohiro Imano, Haruhiko Imamoto, Yutaka Kimura, Hideyuki Ishida, Kazumasa Fujitani, Hiroyuki Narahara, and Toshio Shimokawa
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2008) 38(3): 176-181
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2008 JJCO Paper of the Year

Molecular Markers and Changes of Computed Tomography Appearance in Lung Adenocarcinoma with Ground-glass Opacity
Yukihiro Yoshida, Akiko Kokubu, Kenji Suzuki, Hidehiko Kuribayashi, Koji Tsuta, Yoshihiro Matsuno, Masahiko Kusumoto, Yae Kanai, Hisao Asamura, Setsuo Hirohashi, and Tatsuhiro Shibata
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2007) 37(12): 907-912
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2007 JJCO Paper of the Year

Adjuvant Chemotherapy with Uracil–Tegafur for Pathological Stage III Rectal Cancer after Mesorectal Excision with Selective Lateral Pelvic Lymphadenectomy: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Takayuki Akasu, Yoshihiro Moriya, Yasuo Ohashi, Shigeaki Yoshida, Kuniaki Shirao, and Susumu Kodaira
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (April 2006) 36(4): 237-244
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2006 JJCO Paper of the Year

Clinical Impact of Criteria for Complete Response (CR) of Primary Site to Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
Makoto Tahara, Atsushi Ohtsu, Shuichi Hironaka, Narikazu Boku, Satoshi Ishikura, Yoshinori Miyata, Takashi Ogino, and Shigeaki Yoshida
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (June 2005) 35(6): 316-323
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2005 JJCO Paper of the Year

Cancer Mortality Among Japanese Immigrants and their Descendants in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, 1999–2001
Motoki Iwasaki, Cecilia Polidoro Mameri, Gerson Shigueaki Hamada, and Shoichiro Tsugane
Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. (2004) 34(11): 673-680
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