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Lifestyle and cancer

JEMS Open Symposium 2015: “Life Style and Cancer”

Edited by: Prof Hiroyuki Kamiya and Prof Shinji Oikawa
Genes and Environment

The Open Symposium 2015 “Life Style and Cancer” of the Japanese Environmental Mutagen Society took place on 30th May, 2015 at Keio University Shiba-Kyoritsu campus, Tokyo. The symposium was organized by Professors Hiroyuki Kamiya (Hiroshima University) and Shinji Oikawa (Mie University).

This collection features articles from the symposium speakers.

  1. Content type: Review

    Infection and chronic inflammation have been recognized as important factors for carcinogenesis. Under inflammatory conditions, reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are generated f...

    Authors: Shosuke Kawanishi, Shiho Ohnishi, Ning Ma, Yusuke Hiraku, Shinji Oikawa and Mariko Murata

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2017 38:26

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  2. Content type: Review

    Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Japan. A rapid increase in cancer mortality is expected as Japan is facing a super-aged society. Many causes of cancer are known to be closely linked to life style f...

    Authors: Yasusei Kudo, Hidesuke Tada, Natsumi Fujiwara, Yoshiko Tada, Takaaki Tsunematsu, Yoichiro Miyake and Naozumi Ishimaru

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2016 38:13

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  3. Content type: Review

    The mucosal immune system is unique to the gastrointestinal mucosa, in which a large number of immune cells are located and exert multiple functions. Meanwhile, ~100 trillion microorganisms are thought to co-i...

    Authors: Mayuko Yamamoto and Satoshi Matsumoto

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2016 38:11

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  4. Content type: Review

    Evidence from epidemiological and experimental studies has shown that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). The function of NSAIDs and the molecular targets...

    Authors: Takahiro Hamoya, Gen Fujii, Shingo Miyamoto, Mami Takahashi, Yukari Totsuka, Keiji Wakabayashi, Jiro Toshima and Michihiro Mutoh

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2016 38:6

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  5. Content type: Review

    Tobacco smoking is a major cause of lung cancer. It has been suggested that there is an approximately linear dose–response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked per day and clinical outcome such...

    Authors: Masahiko Watanabe

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2016 38:3

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