Kazuhiko Sato, MD, PhD

Department of Breast Oncology, Tokyo-West Tokushukai Hospital, 3-1-1 Matsubara, Akishima, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Sato is Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Cara Center and Chair of the Department of Breast Oncology at Tokyo-West Tokushukai Hospital in Tokyo, Japan.  He has a faculty position of visiting professor of the Third Affiliated Hospital at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. His main research topic is less invasive breast surgery. His research in breast cancer sentinel lymph nodes has involved the study of Tin colloids for radioguided resection of the sentinel nodes and the relationship of particle size. He has also studied the use of ultrasound for preoperative evaluation of sentinel nodes. He is very interested in partial breast irradiation using multicatheter brachytherapy and have performed this technique in more than 350 cases since 2008.