Hajime Orita

Juntendo University Shizuoka HospitalJapan

Hajime Orita is an associate professor at the Department of Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Shizuoka Hospital. He specialized in surgery of the esophagus and stomach, laparoscopic surgery of the esophagus and stomach (LADG, LTG), endoscopic diagnosis and therapy (upper gastrointestinal tract), endoscopic surgery of esophagus and stomach (ESD), and chemotherapy for esophageal and stomach cancer patients. Dr. Orita’s research focuses on cancer metabolism, Fatty Acid Synthase (FAS) as a cancer treatment, diagnosis and cancer prevention, cancer metabolism, the relationship between cancer and diabetes, chemoresistance research related to CHFR methylation in esophageal and gastric cancer, new cancer suppressor gene (GASDERMIN), working with the National Institute of Genetics, new prognostic predictors for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), Pfetin by use of proteomics technology, and working with the National Cancer Center Research Institute.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Hajime Orita

This book, Gastric Cancer - An Update, is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of gastric cancer. The book is comprised of single chapters authored by various researchers and it is edited by experts active in this field of study. All chapters are complete in itself but united under a common research topic. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts by international authors on gastric cancer, and opening new possible research paths for further novel developments.

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