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ATLAS Project Research Members

National Cancer Center Hospital (Tokyo, Japan)

SONE Miyuki (Depertment of Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology Center)


SONE Miyuki MD 

Dr. SONE's story

Miyuki Sone, MD, is the head of Interventional Radiology Center and a consultant radiologist at National Cancer Center Hospital.She earned her medical degree from Iwate Medical University and later served as an associate professor.She has had a longstanding interest in interventional radiology (IR), clinical trials for IR, and abdominal imaging. 

Research interests

Interventional radiology for cancer patients, imaging of hepatobiliary and pancreatic tumors, developing new technologies for computed tomography and image-guidance for IR.

Professional Experiences

  • Chair, Japan Interventional Radiology in Oncology Study Group (JIVROSG), 2018- 
  • Member of Executive Board Committee, Japanese Society of Interventional Radiology (JSIR), 2020-
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (official Journal of Society of Interventional Radiolgy: SIR),  2017-
  • Board-certification from Japan Radiological Society, JSIR, and Japan Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Active member of RSNA, SIR, CIRSE, JSPM, and ASCO

Selected publications

  1. Sone M, Arai Y, Sugawara S, Kubo T, Itou C, Hasegawa T, et al. Feasibility of genomic profiling with next-generation sequencing using specimens obtained by image-guided percutaneous needle biopsy. Ups J Med Sci. 2019;124(2):119-24.
  2. Sone M, Arai Y. Top tips in interventional oncology: palliative care. Endovascular Today. 2019;18(10):86-8.
  3. Sone M, Arai Y, Sugawara S, Tomita K. Right-Versus Left-Subclavian Central Venous Port for Patients with Malignant Tumor: A Retrospective Comparison of Adverse Events and Imaging Findings. Interventional Radiology. 2018;3:121-5.
  4. Sone M, Arai Y, Sugawara S, Tomita K, Fujiwara K, Ishii H, et al. Angio-CT–Assisted Balloon Dissection: Protection of the Adjacent Intestine during Cryoablation for Patients with Renal Cancer. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016;27(9):1414-9.
  5. Sone M, Nakajima Y, Woodhams R, Shioyama Y, Tsurusaki M, Hiraki T, et al. Interventional radiology for critical hemorrhage in obstetrics: Japanese Society of Interventional Radiology (JSIR) procedural guidelines. Japanese journal of radiology. 2015;33(4):233-40.
  6. Sone M, Arai Y, Okamoto D, Ishii H, Sugawara S, Morita S, et al. Percutaneous catheter and port placement for hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy: catheter placement from subclavian artery. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014;25(4):577.
  7. Sone M, Arai Y, Morita S, Tomimatsu H, Sugawara S, Ishii H, et al. Percutaneous creation of an extraanatomic splenoportal shunt in a patient with bleeding ectopic varices. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014;25(8):1301-3.
  8. Sone M, Mizunuma K, Nakajima Y, Yasunaga H, Ohtomo K. Job satisfaction, income, workload, workplace, and demographics of Japanese radiologists in the 2008 survey. Jpn J Radiol. 2013;31(5):364-70.
  9. Sone M, Osuga K, Shimazu K, Higashihara H, Nakazawa T, Kato K, et al. Porous gelatin particles for uterine artery embolization: an experimental study of intra-arterial distribution, uterine necrosis, and inflammation in a porcine model. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2010;33(5):1001-8.
  10. Sone M, Arai Y, Shimizu T, Takeuchi Y, Higashihara H, Ohgi S, et al. Phase I/II multiinstitutional study of uterine artery embolization with gelatin sponge for symptomatic uterine leiomyomata: Japan Interventional Radiology in Oncology Study Group (JIVROSG) study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010;21(11):1665-71.