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  1. Shien T, Iwata H, Fukutomi T, Inoue K, Aogi K, Kinoshita T, Ando J, Takashima S, Nakamura K, Shibata T, Fukuda H. Tamoxifen plus tegafur-uracil (TUFT) versus tamoxifen plus Adriamycin (doxorubicin) and cyclophosphamide (ACT) as adjuvant therapy to treat node-positive premenopausal breast cancer (PreMBC): results of Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study 9404. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol, 74:603-609, 2014 [PubMed]
  2. Shien T, Iwata H, Aogi K, Fukutomi T, Inoue K, Kinoshita T, Takahashi M, Matsui A, Shibata T, Fukuda H. Tamoxifen versus tamoxifen plus doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide as adjuvant therapy for node-positive postmenopausal breast cancer: results of a Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study (JCOG9401). Int J Clin Oncol, 19:982-988, 2014 [PubMed]
  3. Eba J, Kenmotsu H, Tsuboi M, Niho S, Katayama H, Shibata T, Watanabe S, Yamamoto N, Tamura T, Asamura H. A Phase III trial comparing irinotecan and cisplatin with etoposide and cisplatin in adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected pulmonary high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma (JCOG1205/1206). Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:379-382, 2014 [PubMed]
  4. Murakami H, Yamamoto N, Shibata T, Takeda K, Ichinose Y, Ohe Y, Yamamoto N, Takeda Y, Kudoh S, Atagi S, Satouchi M, Kiura K, Nogami N, Endo M, Watanabe H, Tamura T. A single-arm confirmatory study of amrubicin therapy in patients with refractory small-cell lung cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study (JCOG0901). Lung Cancer, 84:67-72, 2014 [PubMed]
  5. Satouchi M, Kotani Y, Shibata T, Ando M, Nakagawa K, Yamamoto N, Ichinose Y, Ohe Y, Nishio M, Hida T, Takeda K, Kimura T, Minato K, Yokoyama A, Atagi S, Fukuda H, Tamura T, Saijo N. Phase III study comparing amrubicin plus cisplatin with irinotecan plus cisplatin in the treatment of extensive-disease small-cell lung cancer: JCOG 0509. J Clin Oncol, 32:1262- 1268, 2014 [PubMed]
  6. Shimada Y, Hamaguchi T, Mizusawa J, Saito N, Kanemitsu Y, Takiguchi N, Ohue M, Kato T, Takii Y, Sato T, Tomita N, Yamaguchi S, Akaike M, Mishima H, Kubo Y, Nakamura K, Fukuda H, Moriya Y. Randomised phase III trial of adjuvant chemotherapy with oral uracil and tegafur plus leucovorin versus intravenous fluorouracil and levofolinate in patients with stage III colorectal cancer who have undergone Japanese D2/D3 lymph node dissection: final results of JCOG0205. Eur J Cancer, 50:2231- 2240, 2014 [PubMed]
  7. Takahari D, Boku N, Mizusawa J, Takashima A, Yamada Y, Yoshino T, Yamazaki K, Koizumi W, Fukase K, Yamaguchi K, Goto M, Nishina T, Tamura T, Tsuji A, Ohtsu A. Determination of prognostic factors in Japanese patients with advanced gastric cancer using the data from a randomized controlled trial, Japan clinical oncology group 9912. Oncologist, 19:358-366, 2014 [PubMed]
  8. Takashima A, Boku N, Kato K, Nakamura K, Mizusawa J, Fukuda H, Shirao K, Shimada Y, Ohtsu A. Survival prolongation after treatment failure of first-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer: combined analysis of the Japan Clinical Oncology group trials JCOG9205 and JCOG9912. Gastric Cancer, 17:522-528, 2014 [PubMed]
  9. Kitamura H, Tsukamoto T, Shibata T, Masumori N, Fujimoto H, Hirao Y, Fujimoto K, Kitamura Y, Tomita Y, Tobisu K, Niwakawa M, Naito S, Eto M, Kakehi Y. Randomised phase III study of neoadjuvant chemotherapy with methotrexate, doxorubicin, vinblastine and cisplatin followed by radical cystectomy compared with radical cystectomy alone for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG0209. Ann Oncol, 25:1192-1198, 2014 [PubMed]
  10. Fukushima T, Nomura S, Shimoyama M, Shibata T, Imaizumi Y, Moriuchi Y, Tomoyose T, Uozumi K, Kobayashi Y, Fukushima N, Utsunomiya A, Tara M, Nosaka K, Hidaka M, Uike N, Yoshida S, Tamura K, Ishitsuka K, Kurosawa M, Nakata M, Fukuda H, Hotta T, Tobinai K, Tsukasaki K. Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) prognostic index and characterization of longterm survivors of aggressive adult T-cell leukaemia-lymphoma (JCOG0902A). Br J Haematol, 166:739-748, 2014 [PubMed]
  11. Kataoka K, Tanaka K, Mizusawa J, Kimura A, Hiraga H, Kawai A, Matsunobu T, Matsumine A, Araki N, Oda Y, Fukuda H, Iwamoto Y. A randomized phase II/III trial of perioperative chemotherapy with adriamycin plus ifosfamide versus gemcitabine plus docetaxel for high-grade soft tissue sarcoma: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG1306. Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:765-769, 2014 [PubMed]
  12. Kunieda F, Kiyota N, Tahara M, Kodaira T, Hayashi R, Ishikura S, Mizusawa J, Nakamura K, Fukuda H, Fujii M. Randomized phase II/III trial of post-operative chemoradiotherapy comparing 3-weekly cisplatin with weekly cisplatin in high-risk patients with squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study (JCOG1008). Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:770-774, 2014 [PubMed]
  13. Nakayama Y, Gotohda N, Shibasaki H, Nomura S, Kinoshita T, Hayashi R. Usefulness of the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio measured preoperatively as a predictor of peritoneal metastasis in patients with advanced gastric cancer. Surg Today, 44:2146- 2152, 2014 [PubMed]
  14. Yokota M, Kojima M, Nomura S, Nishizawa Y, Kobayashi A, Ito M, Ochiai A, Saito N. Clinical impact of elastic laminal invasion in colon cancer: elastic laminal invasion-positive stage II colon cancer is a high-risk equivalent to stage III. Dis Colon Rectum, 57:830-838, 2014 [PubMed]
  15. Inomata M, Akagi T, Katayama H, Kimura A, Mizusawa J, Etoh T, Yamaguchi S, Ito M, Kinugasa Y, Saida Y, Hasegawa H, Ota M, Kanemitsu Y, Shimada Y, Kitano S. A randomized controlled trial comparing laparoscopic surgery with open surgery in palliative resection of primary tumor in incurable Stage IV colorectal cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 1107 (ENCORE trial). Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:1123-1126, 2014 [PubMed]
  16. Hironaka S, Tsubosa Y, Mizusawa J, Kii T, Kato K, Tsushima T, Chin K, Tomori A, Okuno T, Taniki T, Ura T, Matsushita H, Kojima T, Doki Y, Kusaba H, Fujitani K, Taira K, Seki S, Nakamura T, Kitagawa Y. Phase I/II trial of 2-weekly docetaxel combined with cisplatin plus fluorouracil in metastatic esophageal cancer (JCOG0807). Cancer Sci, 105:1189-1195, 2014 [PubMed]
  17. Kojima M, Shimazaki H, Iwaya K, Kage M, Akiba J, Ohkura Y, Horiguchi S, Shomori K, Kushima R, Ajioka Y, Nomura S, Ochiai A. Practical utility and objectivity: does evaluation of peritoneal elastic laminal invasion in colorectal cancer overcome these contrary problems? Am J Surg Pathol, 38:144- 145, 2014 [PubMed]
  18. Kaneko K, Yamaguchi H, Saito T, Yano T, Oono Y, Ikematsu H, Nomura S, Sato A, Kojima M, Esumi H, Ochiai A. Hypoxia imaging endoscopy equipped with laser light source from preclinical live animal study to first-in-human subject research. PLoS One, 9:e99055, 2014 [PubMed]
  19. Kuchiba A, Iwasaki M, Ono H, Kasuga Y, Yokoyama S, Onuma H, Nishimura H, Kusama R, Tsugane S, Yoshida T. Global methylation levels in peripheral blood leukocyte DNA by LUMA and breast cancer: a case-control study in Japanese women. Br J Cancer, 110:2765-2771, 2014 [PubMed]
  20. Iwasaki M, Mizusawa J, Kasuga Y, Yokoyama S, Onuma H, Nishimura H, Kusama R, Tsugane S. Green tea consumption and breast cancer risk in Japanese women: a case-control study. Nutr Cancer, 66:57-67, 2014 [PubMed]
  21. Li T, Liao X, Lochhead P, Morikawa T, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Inamura K, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Kuchiba A, Imamura Y, Baba Y, Shima K, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Qian ZR. SMO expression in colorectal cancer: associations with clinical, pathological, and molecular features. Ann Surg Oncol, 21:4164-4173, 2014 [PubMed]
  22. Inamura K, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Lochhead P, Qian ZR, Kuchiba A, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Jung S, Zhang X, Wu K, Cho E, Chan AT, Meyerhardt JA, Harris CC, Fuchs CS, Ogino S. Tumor LINE-1 methylation level and microsatellite instability in relation to colorectal cancer prognosis. J Natl Cancer Inst, 106:2014 [PubMed]
  23. Imamura Y, Lochhead P, Yamauchi M, Kuchiba A, Qian ZR, Liao X, Nishihara R, Jung S, Wu K, Nosho K, Wang YE, Peng S, Bass AJ, Haigis KM, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S. Analyses of clinicopathological, molecular, and prognostic associations of KRAS codon 61 and codon 146 mutations in colorectal cancer: cohort study and literature review. Mol Cancer, 13:135, 2014 [PubMed]
  24. Fink SP, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Jung S, Kuchiba A, Wu K, Cho E, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Markowitz SD, Chan AT. Aspirin and the risk of colorectal cancer in relation to the expression of 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (HPGD). Sci Transl Med, 6:233re2, 2014 [PubMed]
  25. Tsuburaya A, Mizusawa J, Tanaka Y, Fukushima N, Nashimoto A, Sasako M; Stomach Cancer Study Group of the Japan Clinical Oncology Group.. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with S-1 and cisplatin followed by D2 gastrectomy with para-aortic lymph node dissection for gastric cancer with extensive lymph node metastasis. Br J Surg, 101:653-660, 2014 [PubMed]
  26. Yamamoto S, Inomata M, Katayama H, Mizusawa J, Etoh T, Konishi F, Sugihara K, Watanabe M, Moriya Y, Kitano S; Japan Clinical Oncology Group Colorectal Cancer Study Group. Short-term surgical outcomes from a randomized controlled trial to evaluate laparoscopic and open D3 dissection for stage II/III colon cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 0404. Ann Surg, 260:23-30, 2014 [PubMed]
  27. Kubota T, Hiki N, Sano T, Nomura S, Nunobe S, Kumagai K, Aikou S, Watanabe R, Kosuga T, Yamaguchi T. Prognostic significance of complications after curative surgery for gastric cancer. Ann Surg Oncol, 21:891-898, 2014 [PubMed]
  28. Kubota K, Hida T, Ishikura S, Mizusawa J, Nishio M, Kawahara M, Yokoyama A, Imamura F, Takeda K, Negoro S, Harada M, Okamoto H, Yamamoto N, Shinkai T, Sakai H, Matsui K, Nakagawa K, Shibata T, Saijo N, Tamura T; Japan Clinical Oncology Group. Etoposide and cisplatin versus irinotecan and cisplatin in patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer treated with etoposide and cisplatin plus concurrent accelerated hyperfractionated thoracic radiotherapy (JCOG0202): a randomised phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol, 15:106-113, 2014 [PubMed]
  29. Kurokawa Y, Shibata T, Sasako M, Sano T, Tsuburaya A, Iwasaki Y, Fukuda H. Validity of response assessment criteria in neoadjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer (JCOG0507-A). Gastric Cancer, 17:514-521, 2014 [PubMed]
  30. Shien T, Iwata H, Fukutomi T, Inoue K, Aogi K, Kinoshita T, Ando J, Takashima S, Nakamura K, Shibata T, Fukuda H. Tamoxifen plus tegafur-uracil (TUFT) versus tamoxifen plus Adriamycin (doxorubicin) and cyclophosphamide (ACT) as adjuvant therapy to treat node-positive premenopausal breast cancer (PreMBC): results of Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study 9404. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol, 74:603-609, 2014 [PubMed]
  31. Shien T, Iwata H, Aogi K, Fukutomi T, Inoue K, Kinoshita T, Takahashi M, Matsui A, Shibata T, Fukuda H. Tamoxifen versus tamoxifen plus doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide as adjuvant therapy for node-positive postmenopausal breast cancer: results of a Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study (JCOG9401). Int J Clin Oncol, 19:982-988, 2014 [PubMed]
  32. Eba J, Kenmotsu H, Tsuboi M, Niho S, Katayama H, Shibata T, Watanabe S, Yamamoto N, Tamura T, Asamura H. A Phase III trial comparing irinotecan and cisplatin with etoposide and cisplatin in adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected pulmonary high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma (JCOG1205/1206). Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:379-382, 2014 [PubMed]
  33. Murakami H, Yamamoto N, Shibata T, Takeda K, Ichinose Y, Ohe Y, Yamamoto N, Takeda Y, Kudoh S, Atagi S, Satouchi M, Kiura K, Nogami N, Endo M, Watanabe H, Tamura T. A single-arm confirmatory study of amrubicin therapy in patients with refractory small-cell lung cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study (JCOG0901). Lung Cancer, 84:67-72, 2014 [PubMed]
  34. Satouchi M, Kotani Y, Shibata T, Ando M, Nakagawa K, Yamamoto N, Ichinose Y, Ohe Y, Nishio M, Hida T, Takeda K, Kimura T, Minato K, Yokoyama A, Atagi S, Fukuda H, Tamura T, Saijo N. Phase III study comparing amrubicin plus cisplatin with irinotecan plus cisplatin in the treatment of extensive-disease small-cell lung cancer: JCOG 0509. J Clin Oncol, 32:1262- 1268, 2014 [PubMed]
  35. Shimada Y, Hamaguchi T, Mizusawa J, Saito N, Kanemitsu Y, Takiguchi N, Ohue M, Kato T, Takii Y, Sato T, Tomita N, Yamaguchi S, Akaike M, Mishima H, Kubo Y, Nakamura K, Fukuda H, Moriya Y. Randomised phase III trial of adjuvant chemotherapy with oral uracil and tegafur plus leucovorin versus intravenous fluorouracil and levofolinate in patients with stage III colorectal cancer who have undergone Japanese D2/D3 lymph node dissection: final results of JCOG0205. Eur J Cancer, 50:2231- 2240, 2014 [PubMed]
  36. Takahari D, Boku N, Mizusawa J, Takashima A, Yamada Y, Yoshino T, Yamazaki K, Koizumi W, Fukase K, Yamaguchi K, Goto M, Nishina T, Tamura T, Tsuji A, Ohtsu A. Determination of prognostic factors in Japanese patients with advanced gastric cancer using the data from a randomized controlled trial, Japan clinical oncology group 9912. Oncologist, 19:358-366, 2014 [PubMed]
  37. Takashima A, Boku N, Kato K, Nakamura K, Mizusawa J, Fukuda H, Shirao K, Shimada Y, Ohtsu A. Survival prolongation after treatment failure of first-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer: combined analysis of the Japan Clinical Oncology group trials JCOG9205 and JCOG9912. Gastric Cancer, 17:522-528, 2014 [PubMed]
  38. Kitamura H, Tsukamoto T, Shibata T, Masumori N, Fujimoto H, Hirao Y, Fujimoto K, Kitamura Y, Tomita Y, Tobisu K, Niwakawa M, Naito S, Eto M, Kakehi Y. Randomised phase III study of neoadjuvant chemotherapy with methotrexate, doxorubicin, vinblastine and cisplatin followed by radical cystectomy compared with radical cystectomy alone for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG0209. Ann Oncol, 25:1192-1198, 2014 [PubMed]
  39. Fukushima T, Nomura S, Shimoyama M, Shibata T, Imaizumi Y, Moriuchi Y, Tomoyose T, Uozumi K, Kobayashi Y, Fukushima N, Utsunomiya A, Tara M, Nosaka K, Hidaka M, Uike N, Yoshida S, Tamura K, Ishitsuka K, Kurosawa M, Nakata M, Fukuda H, Hotta T, Tobinai K, Tsukasaki K. Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) prognostic index and characterization of longterm survivors of aggressive adult T-cell leukaemia-lymphoma (JCOG0902A). Br J Haematol, 166:739-748, 2014 [PubMed]
  40. Kataoka K, Tanaka K, Mizusawa J, Kimura A, Hiraga H, Kawai A, Matsunobu T, Matsumine A, Araki N, Oda Y, Fukuda H, Iwamoto Y. A randomized phase II/III trial of perioperative chemotherapy with adriamycin plus ifosfamide versus gemcitabine plus docetaxel for high-grade soft tissue sarcoma: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG1306. Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:765-769, 2014 [PubMed]
  41. Kunieda F, Kiyota N, Tahara M, Kodaira T, Hayashi R, Ishikura S, Mizusawa J, Nakamura K, Fukuda H, Fujii M. Randomized phase II/III trial of post-operative chemoradiotherapy comparing 3-weekly cisplatin with weekly cisplatin in high-risk patients with squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study (JCOG1008). Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:770-774, 2014 [PubMed]
  42. Nakayama Y, Gotohda N, Shibasaki H, Nomura S, Kinoshita T, Hayashi R. Usefulness of the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio measured preoperatively as a predictor of peritoneal metastasis in patients with advanced gastric cancer. Surg Today, 44:2146- 2152, 2014 [PubMed]
  43. Yokota M, Kojima M, Nomura S, Nishizawa Y, Kobayashi A, Ito M, Ochiai A, Saito N. Clinical impact of elastic laminal invasion in colon cancer: elastic laminal invasion-positive stage II colon cancer is a high-risk equivalent to stage III. Dis Colon Rectum, 57:830-838, 2014 [PubMed]
  44. Inomata M, Akagi T, Katayama H, Kimura A, Mizusawa J, Etoh T, Yamaguchi S, Ito M, Kinugasa Y, Saida Y, Hasegawa H, Ota M, Kanemitsu Y, Shimada Y, Kitano S. A randomized controlled trial comparing laparoscopic surgery with open surgery in palliative resection of primary tumor in incurable Stage IV colorectal cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 1107 (ENCORE trial). Jpn J Clin Oncol, 44:1123-1126, 2014 [PubMed]
  45. Hironaka S, Tsubosa Y, Mizusawa J, Kii T, Kato K, Tsushima T, Chin K, Tomori A, Okuno T, Taniki T, Ura T, Matsushita H, Kojima T, Doki Y, Kusaba H, Fujitani K, Taira K, Seki S, Nakamura T, Kitagawa Y. Phase I/II trial of 2-weekly docetaxel combined with cisplatin plus fluorouracil in metastatic esophageal cancer (JCOG0807). Cancer Sci, 105:1189-1195, 2014 [PubMed]
  46. Kojima M, Shimazaki H, Iwaya K, Kage M, Akiba J, Ohkura Y, Horiguchi S, Shomori K, Kushima R, Ajioka Y, Nomura S, Ochiai A. Practical utility and objectivity: does evaluation of peritoneal elastic laminal invasion in colorectal cancer overcome these contrary problems? Am J Surg Pathol, 38:144- 145, 2014 [PubMed]
  47. Kaneko K, Yamaguchi H, Saito T, Yano T, Oono Y, Ikematsu H, Nomura S, Sato A, Kojima M, Esumi H, Ochiai A. Hypoxia imaging endoscopy equipped with laser light source from preclinical live animal study to first-in-human subject research. PLoS One, 9:e99055, 2014 [PubMed]
  48. Kuchiba A, Iwasaki M, Ono H, Kasuga Y, Yokoyama S, Onuma H, Nishimura H, Kusama R, Tsugane S, Yoshida T. Global methylation levels in peripheral blood leukocyte DNA by LUMA and breast cancer: a case-control study in Japanese women. Br J Cancer, 110:2765-2771, 2014 [PubMed]
  49. Iwasaki M, Mizusawa J, Kasuga Y, Yokoyama S, Onuma H, Nishimura H, Kusama R, Tsugane S. Green tea consumption and breast cancer risk in Japanese women: a case-control study. Nutr Cancer, 66:57-67, 2014 [PubMed]
  50. Li T, Liao X, Lochhead P, Morikawa T, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Inamura K, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Kuchiba A, Imamura Y, Baba Y, Shima K, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Qian ZR. SMO expression in colorectal cancer: associations with clinical, pathological, and molecular features. Ann Surg Oncol, 21:4164-4173, 2014 [PubMed]
  51. Inamura K, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Lochhead P, Qian ZR, Kuchiba A, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Jung S, Zhang X, Wu K, Cho E, Chan AT, Meyerhardt JA, Harris CC, Fuchs CS, Ogino S. Tumor LINE-1 methylation level and microsatellite instability in relation to colorectal cancer prognosis. J Natl Cancer Inst, 106:2014 [PubMed]
  52. Imamura Y, Lochhead P, Yamauchi M, Kuchiba A, Qian ZR, Liao X, Nishihara R, Jung S, Wu K, Nosho K, Wang YE, Peng S, Bass AJ, Haigis KM, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S. Analyses of clinicopathological, molecular, and prognostic associations of KRAS codon 61 and codon 146 mutations in colorectal cancer: cohort study and literature review. Mol Cancer, 13:135, 2014 [PubMed]
  53. Fink SP, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Jung S, Kuchiba A, Wu K, Cho E, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Markowitz SD, Chan AT. Aspirin and the risk of colorectal cancer in relation to the expression of 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (HPGD). Sci Transl Med, 6:233re2, 2014 [PubMed]
  54. Tsuburaya A, Mizusawa J, Tanaka Y, Fukushima N, Nashimoto A, Sasako M; Stomach Cancer Study Group of the Japan Clinical Oncology Group.. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with S-1 and cisplatin followed by D2 gastrectomy with para-aortic lymph node dissection for gastric cancer with extensive lymph node metastasis. Br J Surg, 101:653-660, 2014 [PubMed]
  55. Yamamoto S, Inomata M, Katayama H, Mizusawa J, Etoh T, Konishi F, Sugihara K, Watanabe M, Moriya Y, Kitano S; Japan Clinical Oncology Group Colorectal Cancer Study Group. Short-term surgical outcomes from a randomized controlled trial to evaluate laparoscopic and open D3 dissection for stage II/III colon cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 0404. Ann Surg, 260:23-30, 2014 [PubMed]
  56. Kubota T, Hiki N, Sano T, Nomura S, Nunobe S, Kumagai K, Aikou S, Watanabe R, Kosuga T, Yamaguchi T. Prognostic significance of complications after curative surgery for gastric cancer. Ann Surg Oncol, 21:891-898, 2014 [PubMed]
  57. Kubota K, Hida T, Ishikura S, Mizusawa J, Nishio M, Kawahara M, Yokoyama A, Imamura F, Takeda K, Negoro S, Harada M, Okamoto H, Yamamoto N, Shinkai T, Sakai H, Matsui K, Nakagawa K, Shibata T, Saijo N, Tamura T; Japan Clinical Oncology Group. Etoposide and cisplatin versus irinotecan and cisplatin in patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer treated with etoposide and cisplatin plus concurrent accelerated hyperfractionated thoracic radiotherapy (JCOG0202): a randomised phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol, 15:106-113, 2014 [PubMed]
  58. Kurokawa Y, Shibata T, Sasako M, Sano T, Tsuburaya A, Iwasaki Y, Fukuda H. Validity of response assessment criteria in neoadjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer (JCOG0507-A). Gastric Cancer, 17:514-521, 2014 [PubMed]