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  1. Naka T, Hashimoto T, Yoshida T, Yatabe Y, Sekine S. KLF4 c.A1322C Mutation Is a Consistent and Specific Genetic Feature of Raspberry-like Foveolar-type Adenoma of the Stomach. Am J Surg Pathol. 2023 Apr 1;47(4):521-523.[PubMed]
  2. Machii R, Takahashi H. Japanese cancer screening programs during the COVID-19 pandemic: Changes in participation between 2017-2020. Cancer Epidemiol. 2023 Feb;82:102313. [PubMed]
  3. Kim Y, Ting A, Carver CS, Bahcivan O, Bergerot CD, Csaba D, Estape T, Fujisawa D, Goswami SS, Lam WWT, Parvu, Shim EJ, Serpentini S, Takeuchi E, Wang A. International collaboration for assessing unmet needs of cancer survivors and family caregivers: Lens of healthcare professionals. Psychooncology. 2023 Jan;32(1):77-85. [PubMed]
  4. Naka T, Hashimoto T, Cho H, Tanabe N, Yoshida T, Yatabe Y, Yoshikawa T, Abe S, Sekine S. Sporadic and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis-associated Foveolar-type Adenoma of the Stomach. Am J Surg Pathol. 2023 Jan 1;47(1):91-101. [PubMed]
  5. Okuyama A, Watabe M, Makoshi R, Takahashi H, Tsukada Y, Higashi T. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the diagnosis of cancer in Japan: analysis of hospital-based cancer registries. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2022 Oct 6;52(10):1215-1224.[PubMed]
  6. Takeuchi E, Kato M, Akechi T. Bereavement care provision and its associated factors among nurses in cancer care settings: a cross-sectional study. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Sep;30(9):7625-7633. [PubMed]
  7. Yamada Y, Fujiwara M, Shimazu T, Etoh T, Kodama M, So R, Matsushita T, Yoshimura Y, Horii S, Fujimori M, Takahashi H, Nakaya N, Miyaji T, Hinotsu S, Harada K, Okada H, Uchitomi Y, Yamada N, Inagaki M. Patients' acceptability and implementation outcomes of a case management approach to encourage participation in colorectal cancer screening for people with schizophrenia: a qualitative secondary analysis of a mixed-method randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open. 2022 Jun 14;12(6):e060621. [PubMed]
  8. Akechi T, Kubota Y, Ohtake Y, Setou N, Fujimori M, Takeuchi E, Kurata A, Okamura M, Hasuo H, Sakamoto R, Miyamoto S, Asai A, Shinozaki K, Onishi H, Shinomiya T, Toru Okuyama, Sakaguchi Y, Matsuoka H. Clinical practice guidelines for the care of psychologically distressed bereaved families who have lost members to physical illness including cancer. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2022 May 31;52(6):642-645. [PubMed]
  9. Otsuki A, Saito J, Yaguchi-Saito A, Odawara M, Fujimori M, Hayakawa M, Katanoda K, Matsuda T, Matsuoka Y J, Takahashi H, Takahashi M, Inoue M, Yoshimi I, Kreps GL, Uchitomi Y, Shimazu T. A nationally representative cross-sectional survey on health information access for consumers in Japan: A protocol for the INFORM Study. World Medical & Health Policy. 2022;14 :225–275. [LINK]
  10. Saito J, Odawara M, Takahashi H, Fujimori M, Yaguchi-Saito A, Inoue M, Uchitomi Y, Shimazu T. Barriers and facilitative factors in the implementation of workplace health promotion activities in small and medium-sized enterprises: a qualitative study. Implement Sci Commun. 2022 Mar 2;3(1):23. [PubMed]
  11. Takeuchi E, Katanoda K, Cheli S, Goldzweig G, Tabuchi T. Restrictions on healthcare utilization and psychological distress among patients with diseases potentially vulnerable to COVID-19; the JACSIS 2020 study. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. 2022 Feb 9;10(1):229-240. [PubMed]
  12. Naka T, Hatanaka Y, Tabata Y, Takasawa A, Akiyama H, Hida Y, Okada H, Hatanaka KC, Mitsuhashi T, Kushitani K, Amatya VJ, Takeshima Y, Inai K, Kaga K, Matsuno Y. Identification of Novel Diagnostic Markers for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Using a Reverse Translational Approach Based on a Rare Synchronous Tumor. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Jan 27;12(2):316. [PubMed]
  13. Fujiwara M, Yamada Y, Shimazu T, Kodama M, So R, Matsushita T, Yoshimura Y, Horii S, Fujimori M, Takahashi H, Nakaya N, Kakeda K, Miyaji T, Hinotsu S, Harada K, Okada H, Uchitomi Y, Yamada N, Inagaki M. Encouraging participation in colorectal cancer screening for people with schizophrenia: A randomized controlled trial. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2021 Oct;144(4):318-328. [PubMed]
  14. Nakazawa Y, Kato M, Miyashita M, Morita T, Ogawa A, Kizawa Y. Growth and Challenges in Hospital Palliative Cancer Care Services: An Analysis of Nationwide Surveys Over a Decade in Japan. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Jun;61(6):1155-1164. [PubMed]
  15. Kono K, Morisada T, Saika K, Aoki ES, Miyagi E, Ito K, Takahashi H,  Nakayama T, Saito H, Aoki D. The first-round results of a population-based cohort study of HPV testing in Japanese cervical cancer screening: baseline characteristics, screening results, and referral rate. J Gynecol Oncol. 2021 May;32(3):e29. [PubMed]
  16. Takeuchi E, Fujisawa D, Miyawaki R, Yako-Suketomo H, Oka K, Mimura M, Takahashi M. Cross-cultural validation of the Cancer Stigma Scale in the general Japanese population. Palliative and Supportive Care. 2021 Feb;19(1): 75-81. [PubMed]
  17. Nakazawa Y, Takeuchi E, Miyashita M, Sato K, Ogawa A, Kinoshita H, Kizawa Y, Morita T, Kato M. A Population-Based Mortality Follow-Back Survey Evaluating Good Death for Cancer and Noncancer Patients: A Randomized Feasibility Study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Jan;61(1):42-53.e2. [PubMed]
  18. Takeuchi E, Kim Y, Shaffer KM, Cannady RS, Carver CS. Fear of cancer recurrence promotes cancer screening behaviors among family caregivers of cancer survivors. Cancer. 2020 Apr 15;126(8): 1784-1792. [PubMed]
  19. Nakazawa Y, Sakashita A, Kaizu M, Abo H, Ise Y, Shinada Y, Sugano K,Yamashiro A, Akizuki N, Kato M. A Self-Check Program Targeting Quality Improvement in a Hospital-Based Palliative Care Consultation Team, Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine: Issues Regarding Team Activities Identified through the Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle. J Palliat Med. 2020 Mar;23(3):359-367. [PubMed]
  20. Fujiwara M, Inagaki M, Shimazu T, Kodama M, So R, Matsushita T, Yoshimura Y, Horii S, Fujimori M, Takahashi H, Nakaya N, Kakeda K, Miyaji T, Hinotsu S, Harada K, Okada H, Uchitomi Y, Yamada N. A randomised controlled trial of a case management approach to encourage participation in colorectal cancer screening for people with schizophrenia in psychiatric outpatient clinics: study protocol for the J-SUPPORT 1901 (ACCESS) study. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 2;9(11):e032955. [PubMed]
  21. Takeuchi E, Shimizu M, Miyata KK, Shimizu R, Matsunaga N, Moroi N, Fujisawa D, Mimura M, Kato M. A Content Analysis of Multidimensional Support Needs Regarding Fertility Among Cancer Patients: How Can Nonphysician Health Care Providers Support? Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 2019 Apr;8(2): 205-211.[PubMed]
  22. Sakashita A, Kizawa Y, Kato M, Akizuki N, Nakazawa Y, Kaizu M, Yano K, Sato T, Tokoro A. Development of a Standard for Hospital-Based Palliative Care Consultation Teams in Japan Using a Modified Delphi Method. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Nov;56(5):746-751.e5. [PubMed]
  23. Takeuchi E, Kato M, Miyata K, Suzuki N, Shimizu C, Okada H, Matsunaga N, Shimizu M, Moroi N, Fujisawa D, Mimura M, Miyoshi Y. The effects of an educational program for non-physician health care providers regarding fertility preservation. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2018 Oct;26(10): 3447-3452. [PubMed]
  24. Machii R, Saika K, Kasuya K, Takahashi H, Saito H. Trends in the quality assurance process indicators for Japanese colorectal cancer screening during 2003-13. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2018 Apr 1;48(4):329-334. [PubMed]
  25. Nakazawa Y, Yamamoto R, Kato M, Miyashita M, Kizawa Y, Morita T. Improved knowledge of and difficulties in palliative care among physicians during 2008 and 2015 in Japan: Association with a nationwide palliative care education program. Cancer. 2018 Feb 1;124(3):626-635. [PubMed]
  26. Nakazawa Y, Kato M, Miyashita M, Morita T, Kizawa Y. Changes in Nurses' Knowledge, Difficulties, and Self-reported Practices Toward Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in Japan: An Analysis of Two Nationwide Representative Surveys in 2008 and 2015. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Feb;55(2):402-412. [PubMed]
  27. Takeuchi E, Kato M, Wada S, Yoshida S, Shimizu C, Miyoshi Y. Physicians’ practice of discussing fertility preservation with cancer patients and the associated attitudes and barriers. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2017 Apr; 25(4): 1079-1085. [PubMed]
  28. Nakazawa Y, Kato M, Yoshida S, Miyashita M, Morita T, Kizawa Y. Population-Based Quality Indicators for Palliative Care Programs for Cancer Patients in Japan: A Delphi Study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Apr;51(4):652-661. [PubMed]
  29. Mori M, Shimizu C, Ogawa A, Okusaka T, Yoshida S, Morita T. A National Survey to Systematically Identify Factors Associated With Oncologists' Attitudes Toward End-of-Life Discussions: What Determines Timing of End-of-Life Discussions? Oncologist. 2015 Nov;20(11):1304-11.  [PubMed]
  30. Yamamoto R, Kizawa Y, Nakazawa Y, Ohde S, Tetsumi S, Miyashita M. Outcome evaluation of the Palliative care Emphasis program on symptom management and Assessment for Continuous Medical Education: nationwide physician education project for primary palliative care in Japan. J Palliat Med. 2015 Jan;18(1):45-9. [PubMed]
  31. Nakazawa Y, Kizawa Y, Hashizume T, Morita T, Sasahara T, Miyashita M. One-year follow-up of an educational intervention for palliative care consultation teams. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2014 Feb;44(2):172-9. [PubMed]
  32. Yamamoto R, Kizawa Y, Nakazawa Y, Morita T. The palliative care knowledge questionnaire for PEACE: reliability and validity of an instrument to measure palliative care knowledge among physicians. J Palliat Med. 2013 Nov;16(11):1423-8. [PubMed]
  33. Nakazawa Y, Miyashita M, Morita T, Misawa T, Tsuneto S, Shima Y. The current status and issues regarding hospital-based specialized palliative care service in Japanese Regional Cancer Centers: a nationwide questionnaire survey. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2012 May;42(5):432-41. [PubMed]
  34. Nakazawa Y, Miyashita M, Morita T, Umeda M, Oyagi Y, Ogasawara T. The palliative care self-reported practices scale and the palliative care difficulties scale: reliability and validity of two scales evaluating self-reported practices and difficulties experienced in palliative care by health professionals. J Palliat Med. 2010 Apr;13(4):427-37. [PubMed]