Focused Issue on Loco-regional Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Posted On 2019-09-04 01:28:24


This focused issue on “Loco-regional Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer” is edited by Dr. Tadahiko Shien, from Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan; and Dr. Kaori Terata, from Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Akita University Hospital, Akita, Japan.

Dr. Tadahiko Shien graduated from Kagawa Medical University (Kagawa, Japan) in 1999 and Okayama University graduate school (Okayama, Japan) in 2005. He was trained in surgical oncology at National Cancer Center (Tokyo, Japan) from 2003 to 2008. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2005. He has a faculty position of assistant professor and lecturer of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Japan. His clinical and research interests and are primarily focused on breast surgical oncology, tumor biology, clinical trial and translational research. He is the certified specialist in the Japanese breast Society, and the Japanese Society of Oncology, and has been active member of the ASCO, ESSO and ISS. He is a group secretary of the Breast Cancer Study Group of Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) from 2015.

Dr. Kaori Terata graduated from Akita University School of Medicine (Akita, Japan) in 2009 and Akita University graduate school (Akita, Japan) in 2017. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in 2017. She is working as chief surgeon and has a faculty position of assistant professor and lecturer of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Akita University Hospital, Japan. Her clinical and research interests are primarily focused on surgical oncology, tumor biology, pathology, and translational research of breast and thyroid cancer. She is the certified specialist in the Japanese Breast Cancer Society.

    Focused issue outline:
  1. Oligometastasis of Breast Cancer
  2. Diagnosis of Oligometastasis
  3. Loco-reginonal therapy for regional lymph node metastasis
  4. Surgical therapy for lung metastasis
  5. Surgical therapy for liver metastasis
  6. Surgical therapy for brain metastasis
  7. Radiation therapy for lung metastasis
  8. Radiation therapy for liver metastasis
  9. Radiation therapy for bone metastasis
  10. Radiation therapy for brain metastasis
  11. Primary tumor resection for de-novo stage IV breast cancer
  12. Radiation therapy for primary tumor of de-novo stage IV breast cancer